In a show of unity, 5 of 7 candidates who contested in the NDC primaries, headed by John Dramani Mahama and accompanied by some top NDC officials, joined the congregation at the Perez Chapel International Sunday March 3, to offer prayers and thanks to God for a peaceful election.
All clad in white, Ekwow Spio-Garbrah, Prof. Joshua Alabi, Nurideen Iddrisu, Sylvester Mensah, Alban Bagbin were all present for the service at Dzorwulu.
Former First Lady, Lordina Mahama also joined her husband to appreciate God for his win.
Goosie Tanoh, the last candidate however was unable to make appearance.
Addressing the congregation, Mahama expressed gratitude for God’s faithfulness in ensuring a peaceful and fair election.
Describing the primaries as the most successful organized by the party so far, he thanked the party executives for their level-headedness and urged for unity subsequently.
Mahama also encouraged party members and executives not to only work hard towards making the party a victory but victory towards the 2020 polls.
The thanksgiving service was the peak of series of events held to mark the a successful poll and the victory of John Mahama at the NDC presidential primaries.
Prior to this, Muslim prayers were held at the Madina Central Mosque in Accra, followed by a walk Saturday which began at Nima and ended at the El-Wak Stadium in Accra.
Other party Executives including General Secretary, Johnson Asiedu Nketia and Former Sports Minister, Nii Lante Vanderpauye were present at today’s thanksgiving service.
According to Mahama though, Goosie Tanoh’s absence was due to other engagements he had to attend to.