- Ghana's ruling President, Nana Akufo-Addo, has said that former President John Mahama has made a good decision
- Speaking at the last State of the Nation's Address for the current parliament, Nana Addo said Ghana is better of as John Mahama has decided to go to court to contest the election result
- Nana Addo further added that the current stance of the former president is in accordance with the Rule of Law
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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has said that Ghana is better-off as former President John Dramani Mahama has decided to go to court.
Nana Akufo-Addo said this while speaking at the last State of the Nation Address of the 7th Parliament of the 4th Republic on January 5, 2021.
According to the president, prior to the former president's decision to proceed to court and contest the results of the 2020 general election, there were pockets of violence in the country.
He further added that the previous stance was not in accordance with the rule of law but now, the decision by John Mahama is definitely is.
President Akufo-Addo also affirmed the nationally-acclaimed "fellow Ghanaians" nickname he was given in line with his COVID-19 updates and addresses to the nation.
The president went on to add that he was delighted that even in the face of the scare that hit the whole world due to the COVID-19, Ghanaians still showed creativity.
In other news, the former Rector of the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA), Professor Stephen Adei, says Jean Mensa’s competence as the chair of the Electoral Commission (EC) is matchless.
According to him, Mensa is the best EC chairperson Ghana has ever had “in terms of competence.”
To justify his claim, Professor Adei, who is also the chairman of the National Development Planning Commission (NDPC) cited Mensa’s calm demeanour in dealing with “false” assertions from the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC).
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