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Profile of Christian Kwabena Andrew, flagbearer of GUM

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Christian Kwabena Andrew is the founder and 2020 flagbearer of the Ghana Union Movement (GUM) party.

His party, GUM, which he formed in 2019 has a vision to revive Kwame Nkrumah’s developmental agenda for Ghana.

Andrew was born in Duase Kanyasi in the Ashanti Region, and is 55 years old. He attended Ejisu Abankra elementary school, Ejisuman Senior Secondary School and Ejisu Atebubu Training College. He is a former teacher and former District Chief Officer.  Andrew is currently a businessman, entrepreneur, farmer, and pastor and founder of the  Life Assembly Worship Center. He is married to Princess Nyarko Andrew with three children.

Andrew is one of the 12 presidential candidates, out of the 17 who filed nominations, who passed the qualification requirement by the Electoral Commission of Ghana. The rest are the two major political parties’ presidential candidates, Akufo-Addo and Mahama, nine other candidates of minority parties and an independent candidate.

Maxine Gloria Danso is a Senior Researcher with Dubawa Ghana. Maxine has previously worked as a Research Assistant engaging in some notable communication research projects in Ghana, having completed a Master of Philosophy programme in Communication Studies at the University of Ghana, with specialisation in journalism, public relations and advertising. She also holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and French from the University of Ghana, with a University Diploma in French Studies from Université Rennes 2 in France. Maxine contributes to the team by drawing from her knowledge and research experience in media studies.

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