Former President, John Dramani Mahama has made it clear the National Democratic Congress (NDC) will not support the proposal for a change in the date for the 2024 elections from December to November.
“We [NDC] do not believe that this is being proposed in good faith,” he maintained.
The NDC flag bearer was speaking at the opening of a minority caucus meeting in Ho on Saturday (February 10), reports Graphic Online’s Alberto Mario Noretti.
Mr Mahama said the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) was sensing clear defeat, and had, therefore, begun scheming to undermine the credibility of the elections, such as the sudden interest by the Electoral Commission to shift the date of elections from December 7 to November 7, at a time it had not demonstrated readiness to conduct the general elections.
That lack of preparedness was clearly evident in the District Assembly elections held in December last year when elementary lapses and shocking logistical shortfalls painted a picture of a commission which was simply not able to undertake the task of managing elections, Mr Mahama said.
“All indications point to a resounding victory for the NDC in the 2024 elections and an unmistakable rejection of the Akufo-Addo/Bawumia/NPP government by the people of Ghana upon whom they have heaped very poor governance,” Mr Mahama added.