President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has reacted to his position on the ballot paper ahead of the December 7 presidential and parliamentary elections.
The New Patriotic Party (NPP) picked Number 1 on the ballot paper for the December 7 elections.
Coincidentally, the National Democratic Congress (NDC) picked Number 2 during the balloting exercise held at the head office of the Electoral Commission, Ghana (EC) on Tuesday, October 20.
Reacting to this in a Facebook post, Mr Akufo-Addo said “Number 1 on the ballot. Let’s maintain the first position on 7th December 2020 to do more for Ghanaians. Vote for Akufo-Addo and the NPP. #4MoreForNana.”
After the balloting the General Secretary of the NPP, Mr John Boadu said the first position indicates that the NPP is leader in providing development projects for the country and its people.
Mr Boadu told journalists after the balloting that the “Number 1 position makes it easier because in terms of all spheres of our economy we are Number One”.
“In terms of infrastructural development, in terms of managing the economy, in terms of getting financial in terms of everything in this country. Nana Addo has paved the way, he is the Number One.
“We wouldn’t have had any problem being placed anywhere on the ballot because Nana Addo is well known, the NDC people know him well and they are going to vote for him .
“Only that God wants to prove to the whole world that the New Patriotic Party is the Number One party in Ghana. It is the number in development and Number One in bringing Free SHS. We are Number One in bringing almost everything in this country.
“Look at all social intervention programmes it is the NPP, it is number one.”