Ghanaians Give Akufo- Addo 34% For Not Keeping His Campaign Promises; John Mahama Got 66%

Photo of Former President, John Mahama and Current Ghana President, Nana Akufo-Addo
Source: http://Yen.com.gh

Our sofrom our source in Ghana has it that Ghanaians on social media have had their say on which head of state is better in terms of keeping to campaign promises. This comparison was made between the current president , Nana Akufo-Addo and his predecessor, Former president, John Mahama. The elections in December is almost and the two personality are set to contest against each other for the presidential seat. By the time the December polls come, both men would have been in power for four years each and their performance can be fairly assessed. Once the two presidential candidates are done making promises, it is only right for the public to have a chance to compare and judge which among the two makes promises and keep to them. An online post was therefore put out to the public by Yen.com.ng to know the views of Ghanaians on the topic: Between Former President, John Mahama and President Nana Akufo-Addo, who is better at keeping Campaign promises?

Many Ghanaians reacted to the post which resulted to 66% in favor of Former President John Mahama and 44% in support of President Nana Akufo-Addo. According to some, the president, Nana Akufo-Addo is doing an excellent work in the country and should be supported so that he can do more. Some others are of the opinion that the President has failed woefully in his campaign promises made to Ghanaians. Some even made mention that the President now call those promises, “visions.”

Photo of Eric Amankwah Blay and one of his supporter loading the bicycles in a Kia truck
Source: http://abcnewsgh.com

Looking at other news making the rounds at this hour, a disappointed spirit in New Patriotic Party’s parliamentary primaries has done back to retrieve dozens of bicycles he dished out after losing the contest. He, Mr. Eric Amankwah Blay, sent out masked armed men to recover each of the bicycles he gave out to the delegates. This action was highly criticized by the NPP General Secretary, Mr. John Boadu. According to the General Secretary of the governing New Patriotic Party, NPP, John Boadu has issued a strict warning to Eric Amankwa Blay, an aspirant in the just-ended NPP primaries at Assin North constituency to return bicycles he seized from delegates after losing the election or be dismissed from the party. Eric Amankwa Blay gifted 250 bicycles to delegates prior to the election in the constituency ostensibly to influence the delegates to vote for him. However, he secured 44 votes against the incumbent MP Abena Duruwa Mensah who polled 389 votes. Utterly disappointed Amankwa Blay together with some of his supporters stormed homes of the beneficiary delegates with a Kia Truck to forcibly retrieve the bicycles from them. While speaking on Atinka FM, Radio station based in Accra, Ghana on June 22, the General Secretary of the NPP John Boadu described the action of the aspirant as “uncouth” which the party will not tolerate hence ordered him to return the bicycles immediately or risk losing his membership from the party.

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