Former President John Dramani Mahama has said he is very much persuaded that the NDC will win the 2020 general election. Mr. Mahama made the revelation when he addressed NDC delegates and sympathizers in Wasa Amenfi East Constituency on Monday as part of his Western Regional campaign tour ahead of the NDC presidential primaries to elect its party flagbearer to lead the party come 2020 slated for January 26, 2019.
According to the former president, the Akufo-Addo-led administration has failed the people of Ghana in discharging its 2016 campaign promises such as one constituency, one million dollars, one district one factory, one village, one dam policy.
He accused the NPP government of collapsing the agricultural sector by non-increment of cocoa prices for the past two years, selling subsidized cocoa fertilizers meant for free to farmers to boost cocoa production in the country.
Mr. John Mahama who is contesting with other five candidates in the party’s presidential primaries urged the national and constituency party executives to restructure the party and ensure unity to accelerate progression and admiration to guarantee victory in the upcoming general election which according to Mahama, power awaits NDC come 2020.
“Ghanaians’ eyes are on NDC. So let’s have our plans well because, 2020 by the grace of God as a Muslim says (x3) Insah Allah 2020 NDC will win the election”, he said.
Mr. Mahama is scheduled to continue his campaign in Jomoro, Ellembelle, Evalue-Ajomoro Gwira, Ahanta West among other Constituencies.
Mr. Mahama is among other high profile aspirants within the NDC who have submitted nomination forms to contest including the former Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA), Sylvester Mensah, and Nadowli Kaleo MP, Alban Bagbin.
Other aspirants are Dr. Ekwow Spio Garbrah; a former Trade and Industry Minister; Former Vice Chancellor of the University for Professional Studies, Accra (UPSA), Prof. Joshua Alabi, GOosie Tanoh and Nurudeen Iddrisu.