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General News of Wednesday, 26 October 2016


Ghanaians are peaceful, joyful - Mahama

President John Dramani Mahama President John Dramani Mahama

Irrespective of being rich or poor, old or young, Ghanaians have the spirit of peace and joy, President John Dramani Mahama has said.

His comment come at a time Ghana is heading towards the December 7 presidential and parliamentary elections vis-à-vis fears of violence.

Mr Mahama is currently in the Eastern Region for a five-day campaign tour as part of his preparations for the elections. Last week, he was in the Volta Region. His main contender in the elections, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) is also in the Volta Region for a five-day tour as part of his preparations for the elections.

Both candidates have indicated they want a peaceful election.

Mr Mahama on Tuesday October 25 wrote on his Facebook page that : “Teachers, farmers, entrepreneurs, living in cities or in rural areas, young or old, rich or poor, men and women – we are all Ghana! We all share the same Ghanaian spirit of joy, peace and hope! And this spirit always prevails!”

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