Prof. Joshua Alabi, the first Vice-Chancellor of the University of Professional Studies, Accra (UPSA) has stated that he decided to contest the flagbearership position in the NDC because he thought he could do better than his main contender-JM.
Speaking to JoyNews, the former Minister of State explained that, even though he wanted to lead the party, the people (NDC delegates) said no. They wanted him, John Mahama, he emphasized.
His vision for election 2024
Prof. Alabi indicated that, his vision for 2024 is to ensure that the NDC captures power from the NPP to govern the country.
In his own words, the former Vice-Chancellor of UPSA said, “Inshallah’ the election will be ours in 2024.” According to him, he is very optimistic about the coming back of National Democratic Congress (NDC) in 2024.
His time in parliament
concerning his time in parliament, the former campaign coordinator for late Prof. Atta Mills explained that, he misses his time spent in parliament.“I enjoyed debates in parliament. They were very rich, as the parliamentarians were experienced”, he added.
Professor Joshua Alabi was the first Vice-Chancellor of the University of Professional Studies, Accra (UPSA) between 2012 and 2016.
Alabi was the Member of Parliament for the Krowor Constituency in the Greater Accra. He was also the Minister of State for the Greater Accra and the Northern Regions respectively in the year 1997 to 2003.