- Pastor Sam Korankye Ankrah wants Mahama and Nana Addo to resolve election differences
- Bishop Charles Agyin-Asare also urged John Mahama to contest the election results peacefully
- John Mahama is contesting the election results. Says they are flawed
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Apostle General of the Royal house Chapel International, Sam Korankye Ankrah is urging president elect Nana Akufo Addo get in touch with the flag bearer of the opposition NDC John Mahama and resolve their differences in order for peace to prevail.
Leading his congregants to pray for peace in the country the Apostle General urged the president to “consider appointing members of the opposition party in key positions of government opining the winner takes all system is fueling hatred.”
Also, General Overseer of the Perez Chapel, Bishop Charles Agyin-Asare has urged former president John Mahama to choose peace over chaos as he contest the results of the just ended elections.
Addressing congregants in a service this morning, the presiding Bishop referred the NDC’s candidate to the election petition at the Supreme Court in 2008, calling on him to learn lessons from its implications.
“Mahama who is contesting the presidential results, we pray you do it peacefully. In 2012 when a similar thing happened it was not easy in this country. A number of people have already lost their lives, no one needs to die because of an election,” he stated.
Meanwhile, the Presiding Bishop has condemned the shooting incident at Techiman that led to the death of two party supporters during the elections. He’s called for investigations into the matter.
“We, therefore, condemn the use of fire arms on unarmed civilians and we ask that proper investigations be conducted in the deaths of the people who wanted to protect their votes, because, democracy is not a war,” he further stated.
Meanwhile, the former president of Ghana, John Dramani Mahama, who also was the front runner of Ghana’s largest opposition party – NDC, is being advised to declare himself president and winner of the 2020 elections as well as proceed to establish his own cabinet.
This advice is coming from the legislator for the Tamale Central Constituency, Alhaji Inusah Fuseini. Reason? The former minister for roads and highways makes the assertion that Mahama won the elections and that he has the legitimacy to declare himself president of the state.
Election results declared by the Returning Officer to the President – Jean Mensa – confirms that John Mahama was unable to garner 50 plus one votes. The results show that John Mahama polled 6,214,889 while Nana Addo polled 6,730,413 votes.
The opposition NDC has fiercely rejected the results of the election. John Mahama has described it as flawed and rigged. Party supporters have also picketed at the headquarters of the Electoral Commission on various occasions against the results.
Meanwhile, political scientists at the Department of Political Science of the University of Ghana argue that forming a parallel government is unconstitutional. Such acts can even trigger treasonable offences.
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