The flagbearer of Progressive People's Party (PPP), Brigitte Dzogbenuku has named Kofi Asamoah-Siaw as her running mate for the 2020 polls.
She announced this at a short ceremony in Accra on Saturday while launching the party's manifesto.
Madam Dzogbenuku described her running mate as party-man in touch with the grassroots and a good match for the December elections.
“Kofi Asamoah-Siaw has decided to partner me and the PPP for the election so that we can restore hope to Ghanaians in the upcoming general election”, she said.
Born on June 2, 1978, in Akyem Oda in the Eastern Region, Kofi Asamoah-Siaw is a product of St. Anthony Primary School in Akyem Oda; Awisa Presby JSS at Akyem Awisa and Adisadel College in Cape Coast.
From secondary school, he attended the University of Ghana twice for my bachelor's and master's degrees in Political Science and International Affairs respectively.
Mr. Asamoah-Siaw began his career as a teacher with Pentecost Secondary School in Koforidua, worked with the Capital Group in Accra before joining GN Bank where he worked for close to 10 years before its operations were temporarily suspended.
He was the first National Secretary of the PPP and also serves as the party’s Policy Director.
Kofi Asamoah-Siaw contested in the 2012 parliamentary elections on the ticket of the PPP in the Akyem Oda constituency.
He is a Methodist and married to Belinda Gifty Adjei with three children.
His mission in politics is to work with others to end the subjugation of the state interest to partisan interest and super-power.