Experience Ghana; Where Election Winners Celebrate With Campaign Songs Of Losing Party

NPP supporters celebrating to ‘Onaapo’, campaign song of the NDC

In the late 90’s one could not mention multiparty democracy in Ghana without tagging it as a “fledgling” one just to stay safe should there be any disturbances arising out of activities in the run up to the general elections in the year 2000.

This was partly because of the pockets of violence that characterised the 1996 elections which saw Jerry John Rawlings retain the Presidency for the second and last time, after defeating John Agyakum Kufuor, the ‘gentle giant’, who had made his first shot at the Osu Castle.

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