11 December 2012

Ghana: NDC Supporters Jubilate in B/A

Sunyani — Supporters of NDC at Wenchi, in the Brong Ahafo region, thronged the streets yesterday after the Chairman of the Electoral Commission declared John Dramani Mahama, the Presidential candidate of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) as the President elect of Ghana.

When this reporter went around the town, most of the people were wearing 'T' shirts with the inscription of John Mahama and Nana Addo Dankwa Akuffo Addo. Motor bike riders and drivers displayed on the streets, chanting "free SHS is dead" "Nana is gone forever".

Old women who could have stayed home were also part of the jamboree, which lasted for the whole night.

Meanwhile, the mood at Techiman was not different as hundreds of NDC youth converged at vantage areas as well as the Techiman South constituency office.

Kwesi Nyamekye, the Techiman Abannimo Organizer of the NDC, in an interview noted that the NDC government has done a lot for them, which is why they voted for the NDC.

He called on all Ghanaians to put their political affiliations aside and help implement the "better Ghana agenda" chapter two.

Scenes at Sunyani, the Brong-Ahafo Regional Capital were also not different, as the fore-court of the NDC Regional Party office was filled with jubilant party faithful and supporters.

They sang, danced and blew 'vuvuzelas', amidst making excessive noise with motorbikes to celebrate the victory.

Even before the official declaration of the Presidential results by the Electoral Commission chairman, Dr. Afari Gyan, towns like Fiapre, Dumasua and Mantukwa in the Sunyani West were jubilating based on the provisional results, which projected the NDC candidate as leading the race.

They danced to party songs of both NDC and NPP, as part of the jubilation, which continued till the next morning.

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