Ghana: Opposition Party Picks Female VP Candidate

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Ghana: Opposition Party Picks Female VP Candidate

In Ghana, the leader of the opposition Progressive People's Party (PPP), Papa Kwesi Nduom, has named Eva Lokko as the party’s vice presidential candidate for the December 7 general election.

Miss Lokko is an engineer and communications expert, a former director general of the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation, an information and communication technology (ICT) consultant, and Chief Executive Officer of Totally Youth, a non-governmental organization. She outlined the party’s criteria before her selection.

“What they presented to us was that they were looking for somebody who is incorruptible, who has competence, and who is interested in job creation, quality education, quality health, somebody who has proven him or herself and somebody who can stand firm for what is right,” said Lokko.

Read more at Voice of America, published 13 September 2012.

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