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We Have a Same New President. Critical News, 9th December 2012

Posted by Business in Ghana on December 10, 2012

Sydney Casely-Hayford, sydney@bizghana.com

My prediction was entirely wrong.  The exact opposite of what I thought would happen is what went down but I am not embarrassed to say that I was off point.  Until 10 pm last night, we were not sure there would be a recount in some constituencies and whether or not we would be in a crisis.  But Dr. Afari Gyan came out to announce John Dramani Mahama as the new President elect and so we are there.  Well done, Mr Mahama.

And well done also, to the NPP party and Mr Akuffo Addo.  It was a hard fought battle and the spoils of the fight went the other way.  It could have been his chance, but not this time.  He might have another shot at it if he can handle the next four years as an opposition leader.  The NPP will look at the drawing table and decide. Read the rest of this entry »

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