Ghana’s ex president, John Mahama offers prayer in the cemetery in bid to win next election
London, June 16, 2020 (AltAfrica)-John Mahama, Ghana’s ex president who is also contesting next election in December has been sported praying at a cemetery in his bid to win the presidential election scheduled for December, 2020
John Dramani Mahama served as President of Ghana from 24 July 2012 to 7 January 2017. He previously served as Vice President of Ghana from January 2009 to July 2012, and took office as President on 24 July 2012 following the death of his predecessor, John Atta Mills
John Mahama, the flag bearer of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), was at the cemetery for prayers on the invitation of a local chief, Baffuor Kotei Kutin Sraman and the strange prayer has caused a stir.
The traditional leader particularly prayed to the ancestors of Breman, which is one of the known traditional towns in Asanteman, to help Mr. Mahama to win the 2020 polls.
The weird prayer for the NDC flag bearer at a cemetery is reported to have incurred the wrath of his people.
Scores of the youth at Breman are reported to have become extremely angry over the bizarre actions of their chief so they have vowed to report him to the Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II
According to reports, , an NDC Parliamentary Candidate for Suame, Francis Dodovi, on Thursday June 10, 2020 visited the local chief to seek prayer for the ex president seeking re-election on a day to mark the 28th anniversary of the formation of the NDC, the main opposition party
Rather than offer the prayer in his palace, the Breman chief suggested that Dodovi and his supporters should follow him to the Breman Cemetery for special prayers.
Baffuor Kutin Sraman, who was holding schnapps, reportedly prayed to his ancestors to stand behind John Mahama so that he emerges victorious in the upcoming elections.
According to the Bremanhene, Ghana experienced massive transformation when Mr. Mahama was President for a term; therefore, the NDC leader deserves another term to do more.
Baffuor Kutin Sraman took his time to recount the developmental projects of Mr. Mahama and stressed the need for the Breman gods and ancestors to help him win the polls.
In a phone chat with DAILY GUIDE, the politician who sought the prayer, Dodovi confirmed the cemetery prayer and that John Mahama was grateful to the chief.
n a related development, a section of the youth at Breman are said to be brimming with rage after it emerged that their chief had decided to pray at a cemetery for the NDC leader to win the next elections.
They said they have no qualms about their chief’s decision to offer his unflinching support for Mr. Mahama, explaining that their only worry is the chief’s decision to offer the prayers at the cemetery.
The Breman youth said they would report their chief to the Overlord of Asanteman, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, to punish him.
“It is not in good taste for our chief to march NDC members to our cemetery for special prayers for Mr. Mahama to win the polls so we shall report him to the Asantehene,” they said.
The Asante Kingdom’s royal mausoleum is located at Breman so Otumfuo periodically visits the town. The youth have said they will lodge their complaint to Otumfuo anytime he visits Breman