Ghana Opposition to Name Bawumia as Running Mate, Joy Reports

Nana Akufo-Addo, presidential candidate for Ghana’s main opposition party, is expected to choose former central bank Deputy Governor Mahamudu Bawumia as his running mate for a December election, Joy FM reported, citing people it didn’t identify.

Akufo-Addo told party executives he wants to retain Bawumia, who was his vice-presidential candidate in his 2008 bid for the presidency, according to the Accra-based radio station.

To contact the reporter on this story: Moses Mozart Dzawu in Accra at

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Emily Bowers at

Press spacebar to pause and continue. Press esc to stop.

Bloomberg reserves the right to remove comments but is under no obligation to do so, or to explain individual moderation decisions.

Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus.