NDC MPs to boycott Akufo-Addo inauguration
- The NDC legislators have said they'll shun President Akufo-Addo’s inauguration over the EC’s declaration of Techiman South in favour of the NPP
- Minority Leader Haruna Iddrisu says they would only participate in the inauguration after a re-collation of the results
- Akufo-Addo secured himself a second term in the just-ended general elections
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The National Democratic Congress (NDC’s) Caucus in Parliament is likely to shun the inauguration of President Nana Akufo-Addo for a second term.
Akufo-Addo secured himself a second term in the just-ended general elections. Over 13 million voters took part in the exercise that got him re-elected incumbent.
He beat his arch-rival, former President John Dramani Mahama of the NDC by collecting 51.302% of total valid votes cast.
Mahama and the NDC rejected the outcome of the election, alleging that the verdict was “stolen.”
The party then deployed a team of fact-finders to gather evidence of the alleged electoral irregularities and vote padding in favour of the governing NPP.
Speaking to Joy News in the wake of the declaration of the Techiman South seat in favour of the NPP, Minority Leader, Haruna Iddrisu, called for a re-collation of the results.
He warned that the NDC MPs will boycott January 7, 2021, inauguration of President Akufo-Addo if the EC fails to give in to their demands.
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In other news, YEN.com.gh reported about the heartrending story of Fuseini Yusuf. The 51-year-old visually impaired is the father of five children between the ages 5 and 13. The children are suffering from speech and mental disorders, according to a Starr News report.
The resident of Akyem New Tafo in the Abuakwa North Municipality of the Eastern Region like a lot of visually impaired Ghanaians begs for survival. Before he steps out every morning, Fuseini chains the children to keep them away from trouble and have the peace of mind to concentrate on his trade as a beggar.
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