The General Secretary for the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Mr. Johnson Asiedu Nketia, known as General Mosquito has made it known that, the NDC filed its nomination because the EC asked them to.
“It should be on record that, we are filling this nomination because they say so. We are not boycotting the election. No matter what system they put in place, we will still participate in the election and win because the people of Ghana want us back” he said.
Explaining why the NDC had to filed late, he said they had to come late because most of the people whose names they had in the form had called to inform them that the EC has changed their Voter ID numbers.
“We were unable to come at 11:00 this morning because some of our supporters who had completed the document, provided their voter ID numbers were calling that the commission had called to change their ID Cards. All the particulars we had captured has to be revised. We don’t know whether what we have submitted constitute the final document because some of the names that are here can be called and their ID Cards replaced” he added.
He further made it known that, the NDC is going along because they don’t want to creat problem for the nation.
“Ladies and gentlemen, we are going along because we don’t want to create problems for this nation but we are going along with our conviction that, if you have to eat with the devil, you must have a long spoon” he further stated.
He has alleged that, the EC has asked them to swear an oath on a law that does not exist.
“The commission has presented to us a form to be completed, an oath to be sworn on a law that does not exist. In the forms, they themselves have indicated that, we should swear our candidates have filed their assets according to PNDC Law 280 which has been reviewed since 1998 and the law that is governing the filling of assets today ACT 550, 1998” he said.
The NDC has filled to contest in the forth coming general elections on the 7th of December, 2020.