The deputy campaign manager of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP), Dr. Mustapha Hamid, has stated emphatically that the party is winning the 7 December elections hands down by at least 10 percentage gap.
He said the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) is aware of the fact that it is losing miserably, but only wants to resort to lies and mudslinging to discredit the whole electoral process.
“We are ready. We are ready for December 7. We are winning but we must win,” Dr. Hamid told journalists at a news conference on Monday, November 30, 2020.
He added: “I call on all NPP people around the country to stay focused on our message. We have done a lot. We continue to make the point, that no government in the fourth republic, in its first term, has done the volume of work that the NPP has done. The Ghanaian people know. They will show it on December 7.”
He added: “The NDC know this. They go around the country too. They hear the people. Indeed, there is a video in circulation of the Presidential candidate of the NDC when he visited the Western-North region. At a rally he asked the people in Twi, “have your lives progressed or retrogressed?” Of course, he was expecting that the people will say that their lives had retrogressed. To his utter shock and dismay, the people shouted in unison, “EKO NE NIM.” To wit, our lives have progressed. And why not? Those areas are farming areas.
“They have seen the benefits of the panting for food jobs programme and how that has improved their incomes. They have seen how the revival of the NHIS gives them better access to health care. They have seen how the free SHS programme has enabled their children go to school. For many families in those areas, it is the free SHS programme that got many families to have their first ever SHS graduate in their life time. To compound the woes of the NDC, their attempt to claim authorship of the free SHS programme has subjected them to public ridicule. Candidate John Mahama has become the butt of many jokes in Ghana today. They know they are losing. Indeed, they know they have lost.