- A former Mayor of Kumasi, Maxwell Kofi Jumah, has stated that the 2020 general elections should be cancelled
- According to him, Ghana is already in competent hands
- Kofi Jumah said the safety of Ghanaians should be put above electing people to fill positions
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A former Mayor of Kumasi, Maxwell Kofi Jumah, has stated that the 2020 general elections which is eight months away, should be called off due to the COVID-19.
According to him, the safety of Ghanaians should be put above electing people to fill positions.
Speaking on Accra FM, he advised that the December 2020 elections should be postponed until further notice.
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“For me, I think we shouldn’t vote this year,” he said.
Kofi Jumah was quick to add that power is already in the hands of competent persons, therefore, there is no need to vote this year.
He noted that Ghana is lucky to have Akufo-Addo as her leader in these troubling times because he is an intelligent man and a problem solver.
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In other news, former president John Dramani Mahama, has underscored the need for Ghanaians to stay at home even if their area is not affected by the lockdown restrictions due to the coronavirus.
He pleaded with Ghanaians to stay at home in order to stop the person to person spread of the virus.
Mahama asked Ghanaians to observe the lockdown religiously and obey whatever measures outlined by the government to curtail the spread of the coronavirus.
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