Obasanjo writes Ghana over December 7 presidential election

Obasanjo writes Ghana over December 7 presidential election

- Ex-Nigerian ruler, Obasanjo, has sued for peace in Ghana weeks before the country's presidential election

- The politician, who was Nigeria's president from 1999 - 2007, urged leaders of the main political parties to keep the peace no matter the result of the polls

- Ghana's presidential election holds on Monday, December 7

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Former Nigeria president, Olusegun Obasanjo, has written a letter to Ghana over the West African country's coming presidential elections.

Obasanjo's letters were addressed to the leaders of the various political parties in Ghana, especially to the two main ones the New Patriotic Party (NPP) and the National Democratic Congress (NDC).

In the letter sent to Legit.ng on Saturday, November 28, Obasanjo urged the two political parties in Ghana to ensure that peace and stability are maintained in the country no matter the outcome of the polls.

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Obasanjo writes political parties in Ghana over December 7 presidential election
Obasanjo urged the political parties to accept the outcome of the presidential polls and maintain peace. Photo credit: Xabiso Mkhabela/Anadolu Agency
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The letter which was sent to newsmen by Obasanjo's media aide, Kehinde Akinyemi, Obasanjo sought for building efforts aimed at enhancing mutual trust and confidence among themselves in the relevant national institutions and in the electoral process.

The former Nigerian President prayed and wished that the Ghanaian people would be the winner irrespective of which party that wins the election.

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Obasanjo said the West Africa region and the African continent at large would count on their patriotism of the leaders of the party during and after the election.

Again, Obasanjo expressed his heartfelt condolences to the Ghanaian people over the death of their former leader Jerry Rawlings who died on Thursday, November 12.

Similarly, Legit.ng reported some days ago that Obasanjo sent a condolence message to the people of Ghana over the death of Rawlings, an ex-president of the country.

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Obasanjo, in a letter to the president of Ghana, Nana Akufo-Addo, said Rawlings will be missed for his exemplary leadership across Africa.

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