A flagbearer aspirant of the National Democratic Congress Party (NDC), Dr Ekwow Spio-Garbrah, is promising to turn the party into an election-winning machine.

Dr Ekwow Spio-Garbrah said he will turn the “lame horse into a racehorse,” ahead of the 2020 general elections.

Dr Spio-Garbrah’s comment is in an apparent reference to former President Dramani Mahama’s figurative description of the NDC as ‘a lame horse’.

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Dr Spio-Garbrah is recommending a careful re-organization and assessment of the NDC following the party’s defeat in the 2016 election.

“…for [the] people talking about leadership and the presidency, it’s absolutely premature. If you ride a lame horse into a race and you lose the race, your priority must be to cure the lameness of the horse”.

Dr Spio-Garbrah who was speaking in an interview with Adomonline.com said he has what it takes to turn the lame horse [NDC] into a racehorse.

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In his view, the party whose credibility has been battered by the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) needs serious rebranding to win the hearts of Ghanaians.

As a branding expert, the former Minister for Trade said he is the best candidate to lead the NDC in the 2020 elections.

He stated that a new wind of change has started from the bottom and would continue through the rank and file of the party.

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The NDC is looking for fresh blood and it has started from the constituency and regional elections. I know there will be a lot of changes at the National headquarters” he added.

Dr Spio-Garbrah says he is the NDC‘s best chance if delegates really want to see the NDC winning power in 2020.