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“Former Chief of Defence Staff predicts intense conflict for the 2024 election”

Former Chief of Defence Staff, Brigadier General Joseph Nunoo-Mensah (Rtd), has expressed concern that Ghana’s 2024 election may not be peaceful. He claimed to have had a dream about war breaking out during the election two years ago, and recent comments made by Bryan Acheampong, the Minister for Food and Agriculture and Member of Parliament for Abetifi, have confirmed his fears.

At a rally in Mpraeso, Acheampong stated that the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) would never hand over power to the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) in 2025, and that the NPP would do everything in its power to remain in office. He also threatened the NDC, warning that the party would collapse and that the NPP had the men to prevent them from winning power.

During an interview on the Happy Morning Show with Samuel Eshun, Brig. Gen. Joseph Nunoo-Mensah said that he believed the NDC was determined to wrest power from the NPP, and that this could lead to violence. He pointed to Acheampong’s comments as evidence of the NPP’s intentions, and suggested that war could break out if the NDC refused to back down.

The NDC has called for Acheampong’s arrest and prosecution, describing his comments as reckless and treasonable. However, the MP for Abuakwa South, Samuel Atta Akyea, has defended Acheampong, stating that his comments were simply political talk.

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