Presidential candidate for the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) Nana Akufo Addo, is in no doubt one of the most renowned politicians in Ghana today.
Aside his heated political campaigns, we bring you some hard life lessons the NPP fire brand has taught us.
1. To be famous means you need to be prepared for harsh criticism.
Nana Addo has always faced severe criticisms from political detractors. criticism of From he being called a "wee smoker", womanizer, arrogant and short. But these harsh smears never prevents him fro achieving his dreams as future president.
LESSON: To be popular and famous means you have to face harsh criticism
2. No matter how much you fail, always rise back to your feet and try again
Nana Addo has lost the presidential elections three times! for some of us we would have let down our dreams just at the failed first attempt but just look at Nana Addo....he keeps moving on.
LESSON: Be persistent in life. Never give up
3. No matter how high you get in life, always remember where you came from
Growing up from Nima, Nana Addo always makes it a point in time to include into his political campaign the struggles of the people of Nima.
LESSON: Your history will and always positively lead you to the future
4. It's not always sensible to easily concede defeat.
When Nana Addo lost the 2012 election, he never stayed home leaving his fate to chance. He decently contested the elections in a court of jurisdiction.
LESSON: Never let life's failures make you look defeated