General News of Wednesday, 5 December 2012
The tension associated with the year's general elections intensified and skyrocketed as all the political parties rounded up years and months of political campaigns with mammoth rallies, Wednesday evening.
Incidentally, the National Democratic Congress (NDC) and the New Patriotic Party (NPP), the two largest political parties - in terms of numbers - choose to hold their last rallies canvassing votes from Ghanaians in the capital -the Accra International Trade Fair Centre for the NDC and the Efua Sutherland Children's Park for the NPP.
Speaking at the NDC rally which was held at the La Trade Fair Centre, President John Dramani Mahama said the NDC's imminent victory will be dedicated to the memory of the late President Prof. John Evans Atta Mills.
Sounding confident of an NDC victory since the party has done enough to better the lives of Ghanaians, President John Mahama called on NDC faithfuls to be vigilant ahead of the election,
“if this election is peaceful and everything is done according to plan, I am confident that the NDC will win this election come December 7," he said.
On his part, Presidential Candidate of the NPP, Nana Akufo-Addo, addressing hundreds of party faithfuls at the Efua Sutherland Children's Park, said having toured every nook and cranny of the nation, the difference has been shown that the NPP has elders.
According to him, the NPP is determined to transform the economy of the country when given the mandate.
"...poverty would be removed with just our thumps for a proper government to takeover and improve the lives of Ghanaians," Nana Akufo-Addo said.