The flagbearer of the Convention Peoples Party (CPP), Mr Ivor Kobina Greenstreet has selected Nana Gabby Nsiah Nketia as his running mate for the 2016 presidential election.
“The party took this decision squarely on the account of his versatility, understanding of party’s philosophies and his great exposure and maturity,” an official statement said.
Nana Nketiah is a retired diplomat, a traditional ruler and a businessman.
He was born on 1st October 1943 at Fiapre near Sunyani in the Brong Ahafo region of Ghana.
He has a strong Nkrumaist background.
He is an engineer by profession and has served both in the Ghana and British Army.
By this nomination the party hopes he will effectively complement the flagbearer given his deep understanding of the predicaments of the country, the statement added.
Nana Nketiah is married to Monica Nee Kusi and has five children.