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President John Dramani Mahama has promised a peaceful general elections come November 7th stating that despite a turbulent political season, the electoral process would still be smooth and fair.
Addressing the Ghanaian community in the Iranian capital of Tehran, President Mahama expressed that such moments as a boisterous political season was normal especially when the general elections was drawing near.
We are in an election year and of course there is a lot of political rhetoric and you should know that it’s normal. In election year, a lot of the political argumentation and debates heightens a bit but I can assure you that we will have a peaceful and successful elections and Ghana will continue to be the beacon of democracy in Africa, he stated.
President Mahama will be contesting his main rival Nana Akufo-Addo of the New Patriotic Party for the second time, having defeated him in the 2012 elections - a development which has been predicted to be a fiercely fought general elections.