“I haven’t asked anyone to lobby for me” – Togbe Afede breaks silence on Mahama running mate reports

The office of the Agbogbomefia of the Asogli State has says while he is ready to serve in any capacity in the interest of Ghana’s development, he is not and has not tasked any one or group to lobby for him.

In an official rejoinder to clarify Togbe Afede’s stance, the office stated “The attention of the office of the Agbogbomefia, Togbe Afede XIV, has been drawn to news items published by the Daily Graphic and other major news outlets under the captions, “NDC running mate heats up: Naana Opoku Agyemang leads pack-Togbe Afede’s name pops up” and “Togbe Afede is ready to abdicate his stool to become Mahama’s running mate”.

It noted Togbe Afede XIV was emphatic when a group, “Change Makers Forum” recently contacted him on the subject.

“Togbe AfedeXIV has not authorized anyone or any group to lobby for his selection as a running mate. However, he considers it an honour that well-intentioned professionals trust him for such a significant role” the statement clarified.

It however said Togbe Afede XIV remains committed to the development of Ghana, and as a result, would not reject any opportunity to serve the country.

The Asogli State Council extended an apology to the chiefs, kingmakers, and people of Asogli for any shock or embarrassment they may have experienced due to the speculations.

Find full statement below.



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