The New Patriotic Party (NPP) is accusing the opposition National Democratic Congress of planning not to accept the outcome of the December polls.
Addressing a news conference on Wednesday, October 14, 2020, in Accra, Deputy Campaign Manager of the NPP, Dr. Mustapha Hamid said with 54 days to elections the opposition NDC has set out on an agenda to project Ghana’s election management body as not credible, incompetent, and biased, as well as create a false sense of insecurity to hoodwink electorates.
“These are evidenced by their incessant attacks on the EC, the integrity of its processes and persistent doomsday sensational proclamations to court disaffection for government, with the ultimate aim of salvaging their plummeting electoral fortunes,” he said.
According to Hamid, on the back of an imminent defeat, the NDC has resorted to setting the stage to reject the outcome of the yet-to-be-conducted December polls.
Flagbearer of the NDC, John Dramani Mahama on June 10, 2020 stated emphatically that “the NDC will not accept the results of a flawed election”.
This clearly shows the unwillingness of candidate Mahama and the NDC to accept the outcome of the 2020 general elections should the NDC lose.
“Following their failed attempt to prevent the compilation of the new voters’ register, the NDC has consistently attacked the EC as incompetent, and projected it as an appendage of the ruling party,” Hamid noted.
The NDC, he said is pursuing all these unscrupulous activities as a knee-jerk reaction to avert the grand defeat that awaits the party on December 7th 2020. “Through propaganda, the NDC is creating a false state of insecurity in the country to play on the emotions of Ghanaians for electoral gains. Statements by leading members of the party such as Samuel Ofosu Ampofo, Johnson Asiedu Nketia, Sammy Gyamfi, and Inusah Fuseini amongst others affirm this assertion.”