Alhaji Abubarkari Abdul-Rahman otherwise known as Alhaji Short, has stepped down from the national chairmanship race of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), a month to the party’s congress in Koforidua.
A statement signed by his campaign manager Kwabena Marfo announced on Thursday that Alhaji Short will not contest against acting chairman of the party, Freddie Blay and Stephen Ntim.
In the statement, Mr Short said :“I believe the interest of the party will be best served by my withdrawal…To all my supporters and sympathisers, I want to thank you for your support. To the grassroots of our party who wished me well, thank you for your encouragement.
Mr Abdul-Rahman thanked members of his team for their “dedication” while apologising for the ” inconvenience” his decision has caused them.