THE General Secretary of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Johnson Asiedu Nketia says the decision by the 2012 presidential candidate of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Nana Akufo-Addo to lead the party in the 2016 general elections will lead to his political retirement.
Hailing Nana Addo?s decision shortly after he (Nana Addo) publicly made his intention Known on Thursday on CitiFM, Mr. Nketia said the decision will give the NDC another opportunity to defeat the NPP.
The NDC scribe who described Nana Addo?s announcement as good news said the NPP has made the 2016 campaign very easy for them because Akufo-Addo is no threat to the NDC.
?We know how to beat him [Nana]; we will sharpen our campaign skills and give him a third time defeat? he stressed.
According to him, the NPP has done itself a great disservice by supporting an old man to lead them in 2019.
?In terms of age and energy to prosecute an effective campaign, we have a huge advantage over him. The NPP would have been better-off electing a younger person to lead the party in 2016?.
General Mosquito as he is popularly known was convinced Akufo-Addo will not be lucky in 2016 because the NDC have a great advantage over him.
The twice defeated presidential candidate after broad consultations with the leadership of the NPP announced his third time bid to?be president.
Addressing party supporters at his Nima residence in Accra Thursday, Nana Akufo-Addo said his decision to contest was borne out of his commitment to put Ghana on a higher pedestal.
Source ::?Gertrude Ankah Nyavi/thegeneraltelegraph