Vice President Aliu Mahama of Ghana

The Vice President, Alhaji Aliu Mahama has brought all these aspirants especially the former Minister - aspirants under his leadership as the Acting President and Acting Chairmen of Cabinet for 2 – 3 years out of the 7years rule of the NPP government distinctively without a single problem.
I have not heard anybody whether NPP or not, saying Aliu Mahama has failed in his capacity as the Vice President.
Aliu Mahama has remained one of the major financial contributors of NPP since 1992.
Aliu Mahama is the only aspirant whose popularity is without any single blemish and for that matter will be very easy to market on the political market come 2008.
My simple message to the NPP delegates is that Alhaji Aliu Mahama is a huge asset and they should not allow any negative propaganda against the Vice President to derail them from voting massively for him on congress day.
Most Ghanaians believe that Alhaji Aliu Mahama is the back borne of the massive success choked so far by President Kufuor since the President would have come back from his numerous trips abroad to improve the lot of Ghanaians to start all over again, if Aliu had not cover his back as Acting President judiciously.
Aliu Mahama has indeed become a magnet already attracting floating voters as well as a household name.
While his ability to see clearly through the dense national developmental issues may reveal his training as a civil engineer, Mahama has not been able to use the diverse array of indigenous Ghanaian values and experiences, waiting to be tapped for national development, in the countrys progress.
From his failed much-hyped war against indiscipline to efforts to re-orientate the office of the Vice President as a platform for developmental ideas, Mahama has failed to consistently link his broad range national developmental conversations heavily and openly in Ghanaian/African values and experiences as have been the case with other ex-colonies such as South Korea, Botswana, Japan, and Malaysia.
It is very interesting to note that while a son of Dagbon and the sitting vice president in the name of Alhaji Aliu Mahama was vying for the position of the NPP presidential slot, another son of Dagbon in the name of Hon Alhaji Malik Yakubu was seriously campaigning to canvass votes for Hon Akuffo-Addo in Dagbon in the name of chieftaincy.
That Aliu Mahama has failed them; he couldn't help them to perform the funeral of the deposed Ya Naa from the Abudus who died as an ordinary citizen.
Alhaji Mahama was speaking to the Ghana News Agency in Abuja, Nigeria at the end of the Fourth Africa Forum of the Partnership with Africa initiative, which aimed at fostering development and co-operation between Africa and the industrialised nations.
Mr Asare-Addy asked: "If the NPP Congress were to reject Aliu Mahama for another person, what would be the credible reason to do so? And would that not be the beginning of the end of the Party as we know it now?"He held that Vice Presidents are apprentices and potential presidents, adding that now that the apprenticeship is over, Aliu Mahama has passed his training with distinction and he is ready to take over.
The Vice President Alhaji Aliu Mahama says government is ready to commit resources towards the issuance of new passports in 2009 in conformity with the directive of the International Civl Aviation Organisation.
Vice President Alhaji Mahama expressed these views in London at a reception organised by the Ghana High Commission as part of his two-day official visit to the city.
The vice president of Ghana, his Excellency Alhaji Aliu Mahama says the chieftaincy institution despite its challenges; it continues to exercise its traditional functions as custodians of the land and trustees of wealth in local communities.
Alhaji Aliu Mahama said sometimes the lack of clarity of the chieftaincy institution leads to conflict, adding that the book is capable of helping to overcome these conflicts.
Vice President John Mahama has reiterated his desire to seek.
Vice President Mahama was an ardent critic of the Kufuor.
Vice President John Dramani Mahama has called on all Ghanaians.
Alhaji Aliu Mahama said this in an address read on his behalf by Mr Kwadwo Affram Asiedu, Eastern Regional Minister, at a durbar of Chiefs and people of Akwatia in the Eastern Region to mark their Denkyembuo (diamond) festival.
On a separate district for the Akwatia constituency, Alhaji Mahama said already the government had put in motion, the deepening of the decentralisation programme with the creation of more districts.
Vice President Aliu Mahama has urged the chiefs and people of Wala Traditional Area to endeavour to follow all traditional processes relating to the selection and enskinment of a successor to the late Wa-Na Alhaji Yakubu Seidu Soale.
Vice President Mahama said plans are underway to upgrade the Wa Regional Hospital to the status of a referral hospital and added that the Tonga Bamboi Road has been awarded on contract for tarring to link the region to the southern part of the country.
Our whole argument is based on the premise that Alhaji Aliu Mahama has demonstrated his commitment to fight poverty and again he perfectly represents the voice for the voiceless.
it is therefore welcome news that Alhaji Aliu Mahama is greatly loved by the rural folks (sceptics should spend money and do their research in the rural areas-and come up with the untainted truth) It is equally a timely reminder that Alhaji Aliu Mahama sent a strong message that “this is my time.
Aliu Mahama knows about the journey inside out; he knows how to command the vehicle; he knows the flight patch; he has the right compass and all the navigation equipment.
There is no need to look anywhere else for a successor-Aliu Mahama is the man.
and asked, “why not Aliu?” For me, Alhaji Aliu Mahama is not a mere mate but an excellent man who has presided over so many difficulties in the country which if it hasn't been for his matured attitude, things could have been different.
Based on his empathy for the poor in society, Aliu Mahama is most likely to challenge his Ministers to work hard to alleviate the suffering of the masses and also be closer to the people thereby giving power to the people.
Daniel Arap Moi of Kenya, had the blessings from his party and took over as the President of Kenya (from Vice President to President) he said “I have seen how my President Moi has governed and I'm going to continue fast, a new style and a new vim for my crying people” Alhaji Aliu Mahama has watched carefully how President Kufour has managed the country, as Kibaki of Kenya, Ghana will surely flourish under Aliu Mahama government.
Alhaji Aliu Mahama is a man on a mission.
In response, Alhaji Aliu Mahama said education is the most potent tool any society could use to fight poverty.
Vice President Alhaji Aliu Mahama has been blowing aloud a trumpet of Ghana's achievement in South Africa.
Alhaji Aliu Mahama said Ghana is being currently run by a government that believes in the rule of law.
Vice President Mahama said 53 out of the 106 kilometres of the road had been improved upon.
Vice President Alhaji Aliu Mahama has observed that the active engagement of the youth was essential for the attainment of the objectives of the Ghana Poverty Reduction Strategy (GPRS) and the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs.
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Ghanaians are witnesses to the promises that were made, whether these promises have been fulfilled or not is a question individuals will have to answer but I personally believe the NPP government, led by President Kuffuor and his Vice Aliu Mahama, if it's to be credited for any positive developments in the country, then we as Ghanaians should not forget what a great partnership Aliu Mahama has played to Kuffuor, that is if we want to think objectively and ensure fairness.
It is a shame that an excellent man like Aliu Mahama has been forced to face 16 other personalities.
With full grasp of democratic characteristics and sometimes blur of headlong energy and rough creativity, Mahama is increasingly transforming both the office of the Vice President and Ghana's nascent democracy.
Armed with his training as a building technologist, Mahama is increasingly overturning this, soiling his hands and interacting with the rural folks and deliberating with them about their development challenges.
Two years into the expiry of his office, Mahama has proved himself an impresario of leverage in using the Vice Presidency to enrich Ghanaian democracy and open up her development process, a sort of hothouse genius.
Ghana Broadcasting CorporationMoslems celebrate Eid-Ul-AdhaGhana Broadcasting Corporation- 9 déc 2008As Moslems celebrate Eid-Ul-Adha the Vice President, Alhaji Aliu Mahama joined Muslims from all over the country to pray as they celebrate Eid-Ul-Adha.
Daily GuideVeep Cautions Parties Over Poll ResultsDaily Guide- 9 déc 2008VICE PRESIDENT Alhaji Aliu Mahama has cautioned followers of the various political parties not to use the provisional electoral results as a yardstick to.
Joy OnlineVoting underway in Ghana Live updatesJoy Online- 7 déc 2008Vice President Alhaji Aliu Mahama has also voted at the Dadekotopon constituency.
Alhaji Aliu Mahama is also an Aluminus of the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration.
According to Dr Addo-Kufuor, who had a paltry 22 votes from the total valid votes of 2,285, he was left with no option but to go back to his medical practice, while Alhaji Aliu Mahama said he would go back to his business.
Speaking to journalists after the Electoral Commission (EC) announced the results of the congress, Alhaji Mahama said he had come to the end of his political career, and that going back to his business was the only option he had.
Vice President, Aliu Mahama has challenged Ghanaians especially those of Northern descent to begin to document their experience to serve as an inspiration and guide for the future generation.
Vice President Aliu Mahama has expressed concern about the flow of sophisticated weapons into Africa, which eventually end up in the hands of rebels to perpetuate conflicts, according to a Ghana News Agency (GNA) report Monday.
Vice president Mahama expressed the concern in Abuja, capital of Nigeria on Sunday at the Fourth Africa Forum of the Partnership with Africa Initiative which aims at fostering development and co-operation between Africa and the industrialized nations.
On good governance in Africa, Alhaji Mahama expressed the view that many people on the continent are yet to come to terms with the democratization process to view the electoral process with pragmatism.
Major General Richardson Edwin Baiden, Commandant of the College, said the ceremony was the last time that Alhaji Mahama was addressing the ceremony as the Vice President of the Republic of Ghana.
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The vice president Alhaji Aliu Mahama is willing to partner the flag-bearer of the NPP, Nana Akufo-Addo for the December elections, his Special Adviser has said.
Amoako Tuffuor says Alhaji Mahama has worked very hard and diligently as vice president and could bring a lot of expertise to Nana Addo’s ticket.
The group said Alhaji Aliu Mahama had competently discharged his duties as vice president.
If Alhaji Aliu Mahama had not contested with Nana Addo and Alan K, he would be the best candidate for the Veep position again.
Havana, Feb 20 (Prensa Latina) Vice President of Ghana Alhaji Aliu Mahama said on Wednesday that Cuba has helped shape his country"s national development.
E Alhaji Aliu Mahama has taken time out of his packed itinerary to visit Nakheel, and pleased that he was so impressed by the ambition and magnitude of our projects.
Vice President Alhaji Aliu Mahama has stressed that Ghana is a secular State, hence the need for all Ghanaians to respect the status quo.
Vice President Mahama said the nation had made progress as a result of unity of purpose in spite of diversity, adding, “this is an invaluable asset we must all learn to cherish.