The Ashanti Regional Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Mr. Bernard Antwi-Boasiako, has declared his intention to buy the National Democratic Congress (NDC) with cash.
“I want to buy NDC with cash”, the owner of Wontumi Communication stated on the Wontumi Morning show on Friday, July 31, 2020.
According to him, he sees disintegration in the opposition party which would even deepen after the 2020 general election and this; he estimates the occurrence would eventually reduce the value people place on the party.
“After the 2020 general elections, the NDC would lose value because they would not be in power again . The party would disintegrate and I would want to buy NDC with cash”, the NPP Chairman known as Chairman Wontumi stated.
He also made a similar remark that the 2020 election would be a thanksgiving service to President Akufo-Addo for the good works he has done within the short period he was voted into power.
EIU predicts victory for NPP
To collaborate Chairman Wontumi’s projection, the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), has predicted a resounding victory for the NPP in the 2020 general elections which would be held on December 7th.
In the report released by the EIU, it explained that the NPP’s victory would be based on “infrastructure development (such as improving internet and electricity access as well as roads, in rural areas) and outlined ambitious growth plans for cash-crop yields, which would bolster rural income.”
In the 2016 elections, then-candidate Nana Akufo-Addo beat John Mahama of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) by polling 5,716,026 million votes, representing 53.85%, while John Mahama polled 4,713,277 million votes representing 44.40%.
According to the EIU, the flagbearer of the NDC, Mr. John Mahama lost the elections and would be defeated again because of “public concerns over a flaring economy, which many Ghanaians still associate with Mr Mahama.”
This year’s election would be a contest between the governing NPP led by President Akufo-Addo and the opposition NDC, led by former President John Mahama.