Ali is PPP/C presidential candidate

-commits to team-led gov’t, calls Jagdeo ‘great asset’ to party, country

Irfaan Ali speaks to reporters yesterday after being elected as the PPP’s presidential candidate for the next elections by the party’s Central Committee. (Photo by Terrence Thompson)

New People’s Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C) presidential candidate Irfaan Ali yesterday said he does not see himself as anyone’s puppet or as an individual within his party but as part of a team to implement its programme on assuming the reins of government after the next elections.