Tragedy hits NDC again days to elections as chairman in Eastern region dies

Tragedy hits NDC again days to elections as chairman in Eastern region dies

- Dr. Godfred Osei Bonsu died on Tuesday, December 1, 2020, according to a Starrfm.com.gh report

- The late chairman of the party in the Nsawan Adoagyiri constituency was also a former MCE

- His death comes days after two supporters of the party died in a gory accident in the Bono region

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Another tragedy has hit the National Democratic Congress, YEN.com.gh can report.

It follows the passing of the chairman of the party in the Nsawan Adoagyiri constituency in the Eastern region just days to the general elections.

A former Municipal Chief Executive (MCE), Dr. Godfred Osei Bonsu, died on Tuesday, December 1, 2020, Starrfm.com.gh reported.

Tragedy hit NDC again days to elections; chairman in Eastern region dead

Tragedy hit NDC again days to elections; chairman in Eastern region dead Source: Twitter|NDC
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In a statement announcing Bonsu’s passing, the party said its campaign strategy had been dealt a deep blow five days to December 7, 2020.

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“Indeed, he has left us all dumbfounded and speechless,” mourned the party.

The latest tragedy in the largest opposition party comes on the back of a car crash in the Banda constituency of the Bono region that claimed the lives of two of its supporters.

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They were on their way to a political programme. At least, 12 others were injured in the crash.

Also, on Saturday, November 21, 2020, in the Ashanti region, six supporters of the same party died on the spot in another accident while about 50 others sustained various degrees of injuries.

Meanwhile, the national hierarchy of the party declared a three-day prayer and fasting ahead of the elections to seek God’s intercession.

A series of polls published days to the elections dimmed the party’s chances in the elections.

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The latest, published on Tuesday, December 1, 2020, said Akufo-Addo would beat the presidential candidate of the party, John Dramani Mahama, in the presidential race.

According to the poll, the president would be victorious with 56.6 percent of the valid votes cast while Mahama would collect 38.8 percent.

In an earlier report, YEN.com.gh reported that First Lady, Rebecca Akufo-Addo, urged Ghanaians to reject Mahama and retain her husband, President Akufo-Addo.

In an adoring appeal to electorates, Rebecca expressed confidence in the future of Ghana under the stewardship of her husband.

According to her, Akufo-Addo had shown since taking oath office “the clearest vision” about the West African country.

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