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Opinion: Benefits Ex Prez John Mahama Is Likely To Accrue Even If He Looses The Election Petition.

Former Prez John Dramani Mahama

The NDC led by ex prez John Dramani Mahama is challenging the 2020 election result decleared by the electoral commissioner Mrs. Jean Mensah at the supreme court.

The petition is seeking the highest court of land to compel the electoral commision to re-run the election between the petitioner John Dramani Mahama and the second respondent Nana Akuffo Addo because because none of them got the 50% +1 of the total valid vote cast.

Unfortunately for the NDC and to the surprise of ghanaians, the petitioner and his witnesses were unable to provide evidence to their claim above. The General secretary of the NDC was asked by one of the justices when he was in the witness box to provide figures to prove his claim but he is yet to do so.

So why did the Former President go to court without evidence?

It is clear that they don't have the evidence they made us believe they had but the reason for him going to court is not to win the case but to remain relevant in his political party and Ghana as a whole.

Election 2024 is just around the corner and so going to court will make it look like ghanaians voted for him but his victory was stolen. This will make it easy for him to contest and win the flagbearership position in the NDC and represent them again in 2024 general election.

The sitting president is a beneficiary of this political strategy. He lost against late prez J.E.A. Mills in 2008, lost against John Mahama in 2012, went to court but lost the verdict before winning the 2016 election.

Secondly, Since 1992, Ghanaians have voted in eight years parthern. 8years for NDC, 8years for NPP so if this trend continues, then whoever the NDC presents in 2024 will be President by January 7, 2025. This is why John Mahama has to do whatever he can to remain relevant until that time.

Let us wait and see if he can get some sympathy votes in 2024.

I hope you agree with me.

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