- President Akufo-Addo has stated that he wants to hand over power to the New Patriotic Party in 2025
- He said that is still a dream due to the internal party issues until the party members and executives make it a reality
- Akufo-Addo made this known at the New Patriotic Party's annual delegates conference in Kumasi on Sunday, December 2021
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has mentioned that he does not want to hand over power in 2025 to the National Democratic Congress but rather to the New Patriotic Party.
He, however, indicated that internal party actions leading to the next election will either actualise that dream or not.
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"Every step taken now leading to 2024 is going to be decisive either to give us victory or not," he told party delegates in Kumasi on Sunday.
Akufo-Addo made this known at the New Patriotic Party's annual delegates conference in Kumasi on Sunday, December 2021.
The president said competition within the party could not be avoided but it helps the party and not hinder it so that the party can break the eight-year cycle.
But he reckoned that it would require discipline and a united front; promising a level playing field for all presidential aspirants to produce an acceptable leader to be backed by all.
I will peacefully handover power in 2025
Akufo-Addo in an earlier report filed by YEN.com.gh, assured Ghanaians that he is going to peacefully handover power in 2025.
According to the president, he is not going to exceed the four-year limit mandate by constitutional provisions for his own selfish reasons.
Akufo-Addo also mentioned that he would not make any substantial change to the electoral laws before the 2024 general elections.
ECOWAS tried to stop Alpha Conde from changing Guinea's constitution
YEN.com.gh earlier reported that the Economic Community of West African States, (ECOWAS) received a lot of backlash because of its reactive nature to issues within the sub-region.
The recent coup plot in Guinea after the same incident in Mali left people wondering what exactly the ECOWAS was doing in the sub-region.
The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey, revealed that ECOWAS tried on several occasions to stop President Alpha Conde from tweaking Guinea’s constitution to seek a third term.
She stated that several claims of the ECOWAS not being proactive when Conde changed the constitution are false.
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