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Let peace prevail for Ghanaians to choose who they want – Mahama


President John Dramani Mahama has asked Ghanaians to let peace prevail in this year’s elections for the electorates to choose which of the seven presidential candidates they wish to lead the country for the next four years. He has therefore urged religious and traditional leaders to spearhead peace in order to reduce the rate of violence before, during and after the elections, promising to accept the results of the elections irrespective of how it goes. “I am ready to accept the outcome of the results .

If Ghanaians want me, let them decide who will be the next president but if they don’t, whoever they want should take over,” President Mahama said when he paid a courtesy call on the paramount chief of Lawra Traditional Council. The President who is in the Upper West Region for a three-day campaign tour, was at

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Mahama plotting to keep me from examining Woyome – Amidu

A former Attorney General (AG) and anti-corruption campaigner, Martin Amidu, has accused President John Mahama of intimidating him ahead of his examination of businessman, Alfred Woyome, in the unfolding GHc 51 million judgement debt saga.

According to Mr. Amidu, President Mahama is plotting to block his oral examination of the man at the centre judgement debt saga and prevent the people of Ghana from hearing the truth about the looting of the public purse.

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Lawyer Ampaw begins hunger strike over Montie 3 pardon

A private legal practitioner, Maurice Ampaw will begin a 10-day hunger strike in protest of the pardon granted jailed Montie FM presenter and two panelists. Maurice Ampaw said as part of the protest, he will go on a nationwide anti-Mahama campaign to thwart his second term bid in the upcoming elections.

Two radio panelists, Alistair Nelson and Godwin Ako Gunn and show host, Salifu Maase of an Accra-based radio station, Montie FM were sentenced to four months imprisonment by the Supreme Court on July 27, 2016, for threatening to kill judges of the Court. The three were also fined 10,000 cedis each while the owners of the frequency of the radio station, and the directors were fined 30,000 cedis respectively.

Lawyer Ampaw begins hunger strike over Montie 3 pardon

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Montie trio deserved Mahama’s mercy – Lawyer

One of the lawyers for the Montie FM trio who are serving a four-month prison sentence for threatening the lives of judges, Godwin Edudzi Tamakloe, has lauded President John Mahama for pardoning his clients saying they deserved it.
“…Like any Ghanaian, we are entitled to this prerogative of mercy and the President had to exercise it,” he said on Eyewitness News.

President John Mahama on Monday remitted the four-month sentence given the trio; Alistair Nelson, Godwin Ako Gunn and Salifu Maase, alias Mugabe, who had already served one month of their jail term.

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'Montie 3' knew Mahama would pardon them – Ayikoi Otoo

Former Attorney General Nii Ayikoi Otoo has said President John Mahama has injured his reputation by granting remission to the Montie three.

The President in a statement Monday granted remission to the three individuals who were given a four-month jail term by the Supreme Court for contempt.

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