CPP believes the nomination of Gabby Nketia will enhance the party’s chances of winning the December 7 presidential election.
In a press release signed by the Director of Communication of the CPP, Issifu Kadiri Abdul Rauf September 29 noted: “The party took this decision squarely on the account of his versatility, understanding of the party's philosophies, and his great exposure and maturity.”
CPP believes the nomination of Gabby Nketia will enhance the party’s chances of winning the December 7 presidential election by complimenting the presidential nominee:“he will effectively complement the flag bearer given his deep understanding of the predicaments of the country”.
Born on October 1, 1943, at Fiapre near Sunyani in the Brong Ahafo Region of Ghana, Nana Gabby Nketiah is a retired diplomat, traditional ruler ( an honorary title conferred on him by the people of Duayaw Nkwanta in the Brong Ahafo Region), and a businessman. He served as Ambassador to Korea under the Kufuor administration in 2008.
According to the CPP, Gabby Nketia shares in the ideologies of Ghana’s first president Dr Kwame Nkrumah and was his guitarist back in the days.
He is also an engineer and has served in the Ghana and British armies married to Monica Nee Kusi with five children.