The Criminal Investigations Department (CID) of the Ghana Police has extended a formal invitation to the National Chairman of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Mr Samuel Ofosu Ampofo to assist with investigations in the leaked audio in which he was said to be conspiring with party members to harm political opponents.
The National Chairman of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Mr Samuel Ofosu Ampofo, has said the overwhelming endorsement of former President John Dramani Mahama at the party’s presidential primary is a reflection of the view of many Ghanaians that he needs to come back to power to rescue the country from the New Patriotic Party (NPP) government.
Ex-President John Dramani Mahama, elected again to lead the National Democratic Congress as presidential candidate for election 2020, has paid a courtesy call on party founder and former President Jerry John Rawlings.
Over the weekend, former President John Mahama (JM) simply drowned his opponents in a political tsunami during the National Democratic Congress (NDC’s) presidential primaries, leaving them flailing and gasping for precious oxygen. Of course, any casual observer of the primary’ campaign knew what was coming, including, I am sure, his opponents.
Both the old and young poured onto the streets in wild jubilation across major towns and villages in the Ashanti Region last Saturday minutes after former President John Dramani Mahama was declared winner in the seven-horse race to elect a candidate to lead the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the 2020 presidential election.
The six National Democratic Congress (NDC) presidential aspirants who lost to former President John Dramani Mahama in the party’s presidential primary have conceded defeat and pledged to throw their weight behind him to clinch victory for the party in the 2020 elections.
Mr Bede Ziedeng, the acting Director of Elections of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), has explained that per the party’s Code of Elections, two presidential hopefuls — Mr Goosie Tanoh and Alhaji Iddrisu Nurideen — did not qualify to vote in the presidential primary.
Opposition National Democratic Congress founder, former President Jerry John Rawlings has tweeted his ‘best wishes’ to candidates in the party’s presidential primaries currently underway across the country.
The National Democratic Congress Constituency Chairman for Ablekuma South, Geoffrey Atakli Banini, has commended the Electoral Commission and the police for handling the constituency’s presidential primary “excellently”.
The Brong Ahafo (Bono, Bono East and Ahafo) Regional Chairman of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Ambassador Kwadwo Nyamekye-Marfo has called on members of the party to rally around whoever will be elected as the flag bearer after the presidential primary.
National Democratic Congress (NDC) executive members for Ayawaso East, Ayawaso North and Ayawaso Central constituencies in Accra have predicted that former President John Dramani Manama will secure between 95 per cent and 98 per cent of the votes in their respective constituencies.
Mr. Stephen Reynolds, electoral officer in charge of the ongoing National Democratic Congress presidential primaries at Ashaiman near Tema, has described the security arrangements for the polls as excellent.