The flagbearer of the opposition New Patriotic Party, Nana Addo Dankwa Akuffo-Addo, says it is the dream of President John Dramani Mahama to see him pass on so he and the governing National Democratic Congress (NDC) can cling on to power for a third time since that will be the only way to help turn things around for the NDC administration after eight years of failure in government
Nana Addo said this on Sunday, when he was addressing party supporters at a rally in the Upper East Regional capital, Bolgatanga.
“First they said I was a drug addict, it didn’t work. They said I was sick. It didn’t work. They said I was too old. It didn’t work. They said I was a hunchback. It didn’t work. They said I was a dwarf. It didn’t work. They said I was in a wheelchair. I didn’t work. They said I am a murderer. It didn’t work. They said I will die in June. It didn’t work. They said I was a dictator. It didn’t work. They said I was intolerant. It didn’t work. They said I was violent. It didn’t work. They said I had a secret agenda to destabilize the country. It didn’t work. Now, they say I have cancer. It will not work,” Nana Addo said.
“It looks as if the only way the President will get a third term is when I am sick or I am dead. That is the only ground on which he will get his third term. Issues of life, death and health are in the hands of the Almighty. I will leave matters in the hands of the Almighty, because, I believe, and I continue to say the battle is the Lord’s”, the flagbearer added.
Nana Addo observes that, “The President has made me his campaign. I am his campaign in Ghana today. I am saying to you, as defeat stares him in the face, the language against me is going to go higher and higher and higher, because it is clear to the overwhelming majority of Ghanaians that on the 7th of December, we are going to say to John Dramani Mahama, thank you and goodbye”.