Can Jerry Rawlings win power if he runs for president again?

Can Jerry Rawlings win power if he runs for president again?

Ghana’s 1992 Constitution which creates the office of the president of the Republic of Ghana, limits the mandate of the president to two terms.

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Jerry John Rawlings wearing a batakari

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It therefore implies that after the two terms, each of which last for 4 years each, one can no longer run for the office.

Jerry John Rawlings served as president of Ghana from 1992 till January 7, 2000, when he handed over to Former President John Agyekum-Kufuor.

YEN.com.gh however sought to find out if Former President Rawlings could win, if he was allowed to contest again.

The varying opinions expressed by YEN's readers depicts the the preference or otherwise for the former leader.

In the event of a change in the provisions of the Constitution to create the opportunity, Ghanaians may wake up one morning to hear of the former president warming himself for the top job.

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