-President Mahama is assuring of a free and fair general elections ahead of November 7th
- The president has assured members of the Diplomatic corpse that Ghana would follow the steps of other African states who have just ended a successful general elections
President John Dramani Mahama has promised that the November 7th general elections would be free and fair.
Addressing members of the Diplomatic Corpse as part of his annual get-together, President Mahama assured that with the stretch of successful elections across several African states, Ghana had the potential of conducting an eight and successful election ahead of the November 7th general elections revealing that as an icon of democracy and successful elections, Ghana would continue to blaze the political trail by ensuring that only the best and positive political practices are implemented to further deepen its democratic credentials.
“The successful , elections in some African countries last year has sent a clear message to the world that Africa is ready and forging ahead in democratic dispensation, ” he said.
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.