As the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) celebrated one year of its victory in the 2016 general elections, Ex-President John Mahama has also recounted the hurtful defeat of the National Democratic Congress (NDC).

On his Facebook page the former president acknowledged the executives, supporters and sympathizers of NDC who worked tirelessly towards its victory which unfortunately turned out to be one of its bitter defeats paving the way for the then opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) to be declared winners.

Mr. Mahama said, “The NDC has demonstrably shown its strong commitment to strengthening the country’s democratic credentials and building a peaceful and stable economy”.

” One year on after the December 7, 2016 election, I salute all our executives, supporters and sympathisers of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), who worked tirelessly during the polls to achieve success for the party. While the outcome was not what we desired, let us thank the Almighty God for his bountiful blessings as we are enjoined to do in all circumstances". He added.

As we have demonstrated in the period following the elections and a year after the polls, we are a Party that believes and has demonstrably exhibited our strong commitment to strengthening our country’s democratic credentials and building a peaceful and stable economy.

Let’s continue to use the opportunity we are presented with, to work hard and diligently towards the reorganization of our party as we prepare for the next elections in 2020.

I am convinced beyond any doubt, that our party, the NDC, remains the most citizen-friendly and development-oriented political party in Ghana and we must continue to work in the interest of the Ghanaian People.

Source: Prince/