Employ EIU forecast since guide - Doctor Alidu urges NPP, NDC


A Politics Scientist, Dr Seidu Alidu, has advised the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in addition to the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in order to take the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) forecast as a new part of a guideline to inform their particular activities.

He provides, consequently, cautioned the particular two parties not necessarily to take the particular political forecast regarding 2024 elections catch, line and sinker

Within an interview together with the Daily Image, Dr Alidu mentioned apart from oversimplifying the Ghanaian electoral dynamics, 2024 included two years forward and anything can change.


The particular London-based EIU, inside its five-year prediction on Ghana introduced on April thirteen, this year, forecasted that public discontentment with economical problems, the slow rate in development plus the tackling of data corruption are likely in order to inhibit the probability of the particular governing NPP successful the 2024 usa president election.

The EIU has, consequently, forecasted that the competitors NDC “stands an affordable chance of successful the 2024 elections” because of the quest regarding the electorate in order to seek for enhancements made on the face regarding the challenges.

The particular report, nevertheless , mentioned it expected the particular NDC to conclusion up with a new fresh applicant additional than former Leader John Dramani Mahama to “revitalise their prospects”.

“The past President, John Mahama, is reportedly thinking of running again, nevertheless we expect the particular opposition NDC to attempt to revitalise its leads with a refreshing candidate, ” the particular report stated.


Dr Alidu, who else is a lecturer at the Section of Political Research, University of Bekwai, ghana, Legon said any kind of elections served being a mechanism to accessibility a sitting federal government.

He explained that will the government can turn around the existing challenges confronting the vis-à-vis unemployment in addition to economical hardships ahead of the 2024 elections.

That will, he said, will make the electorate assistance the NPP inside government, particularly when items ended up being better regarding them.


About the probability in the NDC winning the particular 2024 elections, Doctor Alidu said this stood to purpose that if Ghanaians were fed upwards with a sitting down government, they would certainly choose the subsequent political party they will believed could switch their fortunes about.

He, nevertheless , mentioned the NDC got to show the party was willing to win power by means of hard work, caution plus the campaign methods installed in location.

With respect in order to changing former Leader Mahama with a new fresh candidate, he or she said, the prediction was neither in this article nor there since Mr Mahama had been the most advertised applicant of the particular party.

Moreover, he or she said, although the particular NDC lost the particular 2016 elections simply by one million ballots, it reduced the particular deficit to regarding 500, 000 ballots in the 2020 elections.

Dr Alidu said three problems that readily appear to mind regarding the electorate would certainly be looking from the performance regarding each, especially the particular government; the sizing of the competitors and a lot particularly the particular vigilance in the celebrations at the polling stations.

He described that if celebrations are not vigilant from the polling channels, the dynamics can change regardless of the problems at stake.

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