The flagbearer of the New Patriotic Party Nana Akufo-Addo has left Ghana for a private trip to Germany and the United Kingdom.
The three-time NPP standard-bearer is expected back in Ghana on Thursday October 18 to continue his campaign in the Ashanti region, a statement from his office announced.
Akufo-Addo and President John Mahama of the ruling NDC are the frontrunners in the upcoming presidential and parliamentary polls.
Below is the statement announcing his departure
AKUFO-ADDO LEAVES FOR GERMANY, UK
The 2016 presidential candidate of the New Patriotic Party, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, left the shores of Ghana on Thursday, October 13, 2016, for a 4-day private trip to Germany and the United Kingdom.
He returns to Ghana on Tuesday, October 18, ahead of the commencement of a 4-day tour of the Ashanti Region, beginning Wednesday, October 19, 2016.