Kesmifm.com, a subsidiary of the Best Radio station in the Northern Region Kesmi 107.1 fm based in the Northern Regional Capital, Tamale has conducted a survey on who the likeliest running mate of former President Mahama will be and finally settled on one Leslie Tamakloe.
WHO IS LESLIE TAMAKLOE?
Leslie Mensah Tamakloe is an accomplished entrepreneur, Consultant in ICT, Energy and National Infrastructure Development in GHANA and abroad with over 30 years working experience in related endeavors.
LESLIE MENSAH TAMAKLOE holds an Executive MBA from the, University of Ghana Business School Accra (2007 – 2008) and a PG Dip. Architecture from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (1980 – 1983) and BSc. Environmental Design from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (1977 – 1980).
His distinguished leadership has acquired him a lot of exposure among the international communities in, USA, EUROPE and Japan.
He is currently the Managing Director, Ghana Office, Japan Oil Co.LTD engaged in wide range of infrastructural Development and oil and Gas related Businesses.
Leslie Mensah Tamakloe was also the Technical Consultant at the Ghana Investment Fund for Electronic Communications (GIFEC) in 2010.
From 2011 – 2014, Mr. Tamakloe served as a consultant to Ghana Japan Oil for the development of a varied set of key National Strategic Infrastructure for Ghana and worked with Directors of GJO and Consultancy Firm Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) during which same period he was a World Bank ICT Consultant as a well as a consultant to the US$15 million Health Insurance Project (HIP), National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA).
Its undoubtedly a fact in the annals of Ghanaian politics that the Volta region which is the “world bank” of NDC have always been the beck and call of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) in securing the highest number of votes in any successful presidential and parliamentary elections in Ghana.
In the 2016 elections, reports had it that most people in the Volta region did not turn out to vote for what they described as neglect and disregard by the NDC after so many years of sacrificing for the umbrella party.
For NDC to win 2020 polls with ease, there will be the need to select a running mate from the Volta region who has the love and loyalty of the Voltarians which our checks confirm that Leslie Tamakloe is that best choice to bring back the love and commitment of the people of the Volta region.
Having been given the opportunity to serve in the Mahama administration in 2015 as Board Chairman, Board of Directors, Metro Mass Transit LTD key Initiatives at Board levels that saw massive transformation in the transport industry in Ghana.
In 2016, Corruption allegations were a bane on NDC that eventually led Ghanaians to register their displeasure on NDC at the polls.
However, having exhibited himself so well an outstanding service in all his public life and service with unblemished track records in Ghana and at the international level nobody can tag Tamakloe as corrupt.
As a family man, Leslie Tamakloe is a faithful, honest, God loving servant and a strong upholder of the tenets of the core values and principles that gave birth to NDC and have acquainted himself with the history of the party.
This unique combination of character , experience and personal relationship with NDC leaders coupled with his humble demeanor has made him gained a strong reputation and good image with most of the party leadership nationwide and that of the founder of NDC H.E JJ Rawlings which is a pivotal steps in bringing NDC together under one umbrella for victory 2020.
With his amicable persona, Tamakloe has that Presidential looks and appeals so much to the Ghanaian voters including the floating voters who are a major deciding factors in any key elections in GHANA.
He is a charismatic promising politician with well endowed skills, intelligent and well oriented.
Leslie Tamakloe is more knowledgeable and thoroughly informed about the challenges affecting the grassroots of the NDC and with his strong international exposure, raising funds to support NDC campaign in 2020 to help the party reach its target base would be easy.
In conclusion, the above are some reasons tipping LESLIE MENSAH TAMAKLOE as the best and most likeliest running mate for the NDC.
By: Prince Kwame Tamakloe – Kesmi News/ Tamale (+233(0)541200851)