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Ghana: 10 things about Kwabena Duffuor, the man daring to jinx Mahama’s fourth coming

By Jonas Nyabor

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Posted on May 9, 2023 13:57

 © Kwabena Duffuor (centre) (Photo: @DrDuffuor)
Kwabena Duffuor (centre) (Photo: @DrDuffuor)

As early as 2017 the idea of Kwabena Duffuor contesting to become the opposition National Democratic Congress’ flagbearer began floating in the media. Six years later, on 13 May, he will face former president John Mahama and former Kumasi mayor, Kojo Bonsu, for a chance to lead the party into the 2024 presidential elections. Here are 10 things to know about the candidate…

At 80 years old, Kwabena Duffuor, a former finance minister is taking his chances against John Mahama, a more experienced aspirant who has contested and won the NDC’s flagbearer elections in 2012, 2016, and 2020.

Undeterred by Mahama’s popularity, Duffuor describes himself as the ‘hope for Ghanaians’ and is gaining traction with his nationwide grassroots campaigns.

Here are 10 things to know about the technocrat.

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