NDC Government I never loved Mahama - Koku Anyidoho

A Deputy Genral Secretary of the NDC Koku Anyidoho who was known to have a very warm relationship with John Mahama’s predecessor, John Evans Atta Mills said that he only had a working relationship with John Mahama.

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A Deputy General-Secretary of the National Democratic Congress, Koku Anyidoho has said that he only had a working relationship with former president John Mahama during his tenure as Head of State.

Anyidoho was however known to have a very good relationship with John Mahama’s predecessor, John Evans Atta Mills.

In an interview with Accra-based GHOne TV Anyidoho reiterated his love and dedication to John Mills.

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“I will never regret working for him… President Mills, I salute you in your grave. Nobody will take that away from me,” he declared.

When asked whether the love was translated John Mahama after the demise of John Mills, he said they had an obligatory working relationship.

He stated that he loved the NDC as a party and that “leadership will rotate” adding that “I loved President Mills; I worked for President Mahama.”

President Mills and Koku Anyidoho play

President Mills and Koku Anyidoho


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John Mills died on July 24, 2012, making him the first President to die in office. He died at the 37 Military Hospital aged 68.

He had reportedly been battling with throat cancer and in the days leading up to his death, he had been in the US for some medical attention.

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As Ghana’s constitution demands, John Mahama, who was the Vice-President, took the oath of office as Head of State before parliament hours after the announcement of Mills’ death.

He later contested the 2012 elections which he won. After governing for four years he was defeated NPP’s Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo in the 2016 election.

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