I’m on a rescue mission; Ghanaians’ll now run from ‘try me’ politicians – Mahama


Former President John Mahama has said he, along with his National Democratic Congress (NDC), is on a “rescue mission” to free Ghanaians from the “disillusionment” created by the Akufo-Addo government of the New Patriotic Party (NPP).

Speaking to party members in London on Sunday, a day after gracing the 40th-Anniversary Dinner and Dance event of the Ghana Union UK and Ireland, the 2020 flag bearer of Ghana’s biggest opposition party, said: “I think that Ghanaians are more discerning now”, adding: “After what we’ve all gone through, any politician who comes dangling promises before you, you’ll look at him twice”.

“Or, if any politician comes to you and says: ‘Mun s? me nhw?’ – to wit – ‘Try me’, you’ll turn and run away”, he noted.

“And, so, times are not easy but we want to give our people hope, we’re on a rescue mission: to rescue the fate of our people in their democracy and we are starting that with the manifesto we’ll present; it’ll be a very practical manifesto that incorporates their concerns and we’ll work together and communicate to Ghanaians every step of the way, the implementation of that manifesto.

“It will be a realistic manifesto to turn things around and start laying the foundation for the transformation of our country’s economy”, Mr Mahama told his audience.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here