John Dramani Mahama, incumbent president of Ghana and presidential candidate of National Democratic Congress has called on Ghanaians to dismiss the issue of thumb-printed ballots papers as yet another antic by the New Patriotic Party.
According to Mahama, the Monday morning discovery is part of an attempt by the opposition New Patriotic Party to incite their supporters against a possible defeat after Wednesday's polls
According to him, the NPP is resorting to several means to create the impression that the only way the NDC can win the elections is to rig.
In the early hours of Monday, 5th December, the police in Kumasi, acting on a tip-off from the NPP regional chairman, seized three bags of ballot papers from a hotel in Kumasi. All the ballot papers had been thumb-printed to indicate a vote for Mahama.
However, the regional COP Kofi Boakye, clarified that the Electoral Commissions had verified that the said ballots papers were fake and did not represent what the independent body plans to utilize during the December 7th electoral process.
Commenting on the issue in Kumasi, Mr Mahama said the move is part of an attempt to discredit the results of the polls.
“They have been at this game since the inception of the electioneering. They keep accusing the EC for plotting to steal the vote for me, but I know it is just to create the impression that the NDC is going to rig the elections.
“In spite of all that, God keeps exposing them. Look at what they did today, they wanted to create the scene as though the NDC is thumb printing ballots but it turned out to be their own machination. I know God is alive and He is watching all these actions. God is not asleep,” Mahama noted.
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