General Secretary of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) Johnson Asiedu Nketia says the New Patriotic Party (NPP) has no credible evidence to support their claim of rigging in the Presidential and parliamentary elections.
Addressing the party’s Northern Regional victory rally, Mr Asiedu Nketia said the NPP is only engaging in political gimmickry to satisfy its supporters.
The NPP has pooh-poohed the results of the Presidential elections declared by the Electoral Commission on Sunday. According to the NPP, thousands of votes belonging to the NPP’s Nana Akufo-Addo were wrongly added to that of President Mahama.
They have threatened to go to court to seek redress. Apart from the NPP and the PPP all the other candidates have conceded defeat in the General Elections.
But Mr. Asiedu Nketia says the NPP’s legal threats are much ado about nothing.
“Their leadership had told them that there was no way they were going to lose the election. Now that they have lost the election, their leadership want to gain some credibility. So all that they need to do is to convince their people that they have actually not lost the election,” he said.
He said he was at the EC's office when the NPP presented what they believed to be evidence but a thorough examination of the documents clearly showed that there was no basis for the accusations.
“They have never been able to submit any credible evidence of electoral malpractice and I can assure you that they will not be able to submit any evidence of malfeasance in this election because non-exists,” he said.