A survey by Accra-based Global InfoAnalytics shows that 70% of eligible voters doubt the ability of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) to win the 2024 general elections.
Its October 2022 report indicates that majority of the voters have ruled out the possibility of the NPP ‘breaking the eight’.
“On the question of whether the the NPP can ‘Break the Eight’, approximately 70% of voters do not believe the NPP can win the 2024 election, whilst 19% believe so and 10% have no opinion”, a summary of the survey disclosed.
The survey, which focused on the likely outcomes of the 2024 polls further revealed that the 46% of NPP voters do not believe the party can win the 2024 elections; while 43% are confident of victory.
Regarding the NPP’s presidential primaries, the study showed that majority of party affiliates are rooting for the Minister of Trade and Industry, Alan Kwadwo Kyeremanten to become the NPP’s next flagbearer, instead of Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia.
According to the data, MP for Assin Central, Kennedy Ohene Agyapong has also increased his prospects of becoming the NPP’s flagbearer; coming third behind Alan Kyeremanten and Dr. Bawumia respectively.
The indication of doom for the ruling New Patriotic Party in the 2024 general elections comes at a time when scores of Ghanaians are embittered about the declining state of the economy.
According to him, such threats are part of the politics and therefore he is not perturbed.
Meanwhile concerning the ailing economy, government says it is still in talks with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to devise effective policies to rescue the country from its present woes.