The victory of His Excellency John Dramani Mahama in our party’s Presidential Primary held on Saturday, February 23, 2019 did not come to us as a surprise. Indeed, majority of us – NDC Members of Parliament declared our support for his bid to lead us into the 2020 Presidential and Parliamentary elections. True to this, an overwhelming majority of delegates – 95.24% endorsed his candidature, confirming the position held by their Members of Parliament.
As a caucus, we congratulate HE John Dramani Mahama on his victory and wish to assure him of our full support as we work to ensure we win the 2020 Presidential and Parliamentary elections. This is an NDC victory, and we owe it a duty to ourselves and Ghanaians to work to liberate our dear nation from the insecurity and hardship being unleashed on us by the insensitive government of the New Patriotic Party led by President Akufo-Addo.
To the 6 other aspirants, you are the best thing that ever happened to our party. Your decision to contest offered us the opportunity to prove the level of maturity and political tolerance within the NDC party. We congratulate you for graciously accepting the outcome of the election and conceding to HE John Dramani Mahama.
Whilst we are sure of victory during the 2020 Presidential and Parliamentary elections, it will not come cheap, and we must be prepared to sacrifice our all and work beyond the normal to make the victory a reality.
Emmanuel Kwasi Bedzrah (MP)
Chairman, Volta MPs Caucus