Former President Kufuor who spoke on Kasapa FM on Monday said that despite the resources the country has been endowed with, Mahama has not been able to harness them to provide better living conditions for Ghanaians.
Former President of Ghana, John Kufuor, has recently given his own assertion of President Mahama in a recent interview. According to him, Mahama must be changed come the elections in November. He said that Mahama’s defeat would bring relief to Ghanaians as the country has suffered enough under his administration.
Former President Kufuor who spoke on Kasapa FM on Monday, said that despite the resources the country has been endowed with, Mahama has not been able to properly harness them to provide better living conditions for Ghanaians.
John Kufuor who reigned under the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP), said that the people have complained enough and a new government is needed to intervene.
Former President Kufuor came into office as President in 2000, at a time when Ghanaians were clamouring for change in government after the then President J.J Rawlings had ended his nineteen year reign, of both military and constitutional rule. Kufour stated that in 2000, there was a massive call for change among the people which culminated to several opposition parties campaigning for the NPP, leading to their victory.
Recounting the circumstances surrounding the NPP victory in 2000, Kufor buttressed that the need for a change in government is more crucial now than it was in the year 2000.
The fight for the Presidential seat continues to toughen by the day for President Mahama and his opposition Nana Addo from the NPP. As all hands are on deck to get the full details of the pre-election saga, the parties involved are keenly applying their different strategies to enable them assume victory come November.
Mahama who will for the third time face off with his political rival Nana Akufo-Addo, had challenged him on a debate to prove his aforesaid achievements which has been undermined by the opposition party. Although Nana Addo accepted to debate him, nothing more has been said on the issue.