- The president of Ghana has stated that he is unsure whether he will be seeking re-elections in the 2020 general elections after his first terms comes to an end
- Over the years, Ghana’s presidents have been known to run for second terms in office. But it seems Nana Addo is unsure whether he will continue the trend
- This contradicts earlier assertions by Kwasi Pratt that Nana Addo would surely be running for a second term in office
The President of the Republic of Ghana Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has said that he is not certain whether his name would be on the ballot paper for the 2020 elections.
Speaking to the press at a conference held at the Flagstaff house to answer questions following his six months in office, the president said he has heard small-scale illegal mines have vowed to vote against him in the upcoming 2020 election due to the current crack-down on illegal mining.
Minister for Lands and Natural Resources, John Peter Amewu has been leading the charge against illegal small-scale miners.
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The crackdown on illegal mining has led to the seizure of over 500 mining equipment from various parts of the country.
Mining groups have expressed their dislike with the Akufo-Addo administration saying their anti-galamsey activities is causing them to lose their only source of livelihood.
However, Mr Akufo-Addo said “it’s an extremely important objective bringing the galamsey menace to an end in Ghana and within the confines of the law.”
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