One of Ghana’s popular local gospel artiste, Gifty Osei has bemoaned her pain when Akufo-Addo was declared winner of the 2016 general elections instead of John Dramani Mahama.
She said she was disappointed that John Mahama did not win the elections. In an interview with Accra-based Onua FM, the gospel songstress told show host Christian Agyei Frimpong that she was hurt especially because she considered John Mahama as her father.
The “Jesus be too much” hit maker recounted an interview with a journalist in 2011 when she was asked what her wish for the Christmas would be, she said it was her wildest wish to have lunch with the then Vice President John Mahama.
To her surprise, she received a call inviting her to the presidency the next day her wish was published. She was told the invitation was coming for the Vice President and she was required to meet up with him at the Castle in Osu.
The gospel artiste recounted that when she accepted the invitation, she was received warmly by John Mahama at the presidency. She added that she was treated so honorably that she was overwhelmed. She recounted receiveing a big hamper from the Vice President and also had the chance to take pictures of it to show to her fans on all her social media pages.
Empress Gifty said from the day she was handed this rare opportunity to wine and dine with the Vice President of Ghana then, she took John Dramani Mahama as her father and she added that he (John Mahama) has also looked upon her as his daughter.
The Yento Nkyia song maker however was evasive when the host of the show, Christian Agyei Frimpong asked her the political party she supported and the political party she voted for in the 2016 General Election. She said that her political stance was personal and she was not ready to make that information public.
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