- John Mahama has reacted after Sarkodie and Samini chose Akufo-Addo instead of him
- In an interview, the former president said he still likes them despite them endorsing Akufo-Addo
- He then explained why he has not involved any celebrity in his campaign
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Former president John Dramani Mahama, has reacted after Sarkodie and Samini endorsed Nana Akufo-Addo, ahead of the general election.
The NDC flagbearer has shown maturity despite the two stars picking Akufo-Addo ahead of him.
In an interview on Starr FM, Mahama said he has nothing against Sarkodie and Samini choosing Akufo-Addo instead of him.
According to him, everybody has a choice to pick the person he likes.
He then stressed that he likes Sarkodie and Samini and their latest endorsements won't affect his attitude towards them.
The former president explained why he has not involved any celebrities in his campaign.
Mahama said involving celebrities leads to the destruction of their career.
Earlier, YEN.com.gh reported how Sarkodie gave a boost to the campaign of President Nana Akufo-Addo.
In his latest song titled Happy Day, Sarkodie has endorsed Akufo-Addo for a second term as President of Ghana.
The song which features VGMA 2020 Artiste of the Year Kuami Eugene was released on Monday, November 2, 2020.
While the Happy Day song can be generally described as a track to praise God, the versatile rapper was able to infuse political messages in it as he endorsed Akufo-Addo.
After talking about his life and praising God for his life, Sarkodie chipped in some issues he had with the National Democratic Congress (NDC) who criticised him for releasing songs to take a swipe at Mahama's government.
Mentioning the Dumsor and Inflation songs he did at the time, Sarkodie did a fast-forward to Akufo-Addo's time and pointed to the stable electricity and Free Senior High School.
He then proceeded to urge Akufo-Addo to continue to govern saying 'Nana Toaso' which literally translates as 'continue, Nana.'
At the end of the song, Sarkodie cleverly chips in the battle is still the Lord's which has been a longtime slogan for AKufo-Addo and the New Patriotic Party (NPP) since he first contested the presidency in 2008.
YEN.com.gh also reported a story of Samini releasing a statement on Twitter to support Akuf-Addo ahead of the election.
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