Campaigning for the Run-off in Ghana Low-key
Contrary to what is expected, the campaign for the December 28 Run-off in Ghana is rather low-key. Most of us were expecting the two parties, the NPP and the NDC to square it up against each other. But less is being heard of them.
Most people are supprised but the NPP who had what could be described as mega rallies in the run-up to the first round.
One lesson both parties have learnt is the fact that the Ghanaian electorate cannot be predicted. They have become so wise that no politician can take them for a ride. The shock the ruling party received in the parliamentary elections where they lost their overwhelming majority is still fresh on their mind.
The candidate of the NDC was mocked by the section of the media sypathetic to the NPP when he introduced a new type of campaigning referred to as door-to-door (retail campaigning). After the first round the NPP realised the effectiveness of this method and have also taken to this.
Presidential elections in Ghana have entered the second round because no candidate was able to the required absolute majority.
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