A contender for the General Secretary position of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Elvis Afriyie Ankrah, said the incumbent New Patriotic Party gained the 2020 General Election as a result of they broke the bank supporting their campaign.

According to him, the NPP had outspent the NDC by a ratio of about 1:1000 in the Parliamentary elections in order to win the seats they currently possess in Parliament.

In areas the place they money was not sufficient to win extra votes, Elvis Afriyie Ankrah said the NPP had resorted to brute pressure and vigilantism, thus these seats are nonetheless being contested in court docket currently.

Speaking on PleasureNews’ PM Express on why he’s the excellent man to succeed the present NDC General Secretary, Johnson Asiedu Nketiah, Afriyie Ankrah noted that whereas the NDC lost the 2020 General Elections, the statistics bode nicely for the party.

“I believe we won 142 seats, five of them are in court now, and it was through violence. You saw what happened in Techiman, Tarkwa Nsuaem, Sefwi Wiawso and all those other places because of the violence that was deployed.

“And then again the NPP outspent us by a ratio of maybe about one to a thousand, because we know the money we made available to our parliamentary candidates for example. It’s not up to 100,000. It’s not even up to 50,000, but you heard an NPP Vice Chairperson saying that she was given 1 million, just her alone.

“So they outspent us absolutely. They had so much cash, and that is why we’re in this crisis. They spent money, they opened the vaults. You’d be surprised to know that in some of the Northern, Savannah regions on the eve of elections bullion vans actually came to pack and money was being disbursed,” he said.

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