In 2000 he stood his first competitive political position to become Ghana’s president but lost to Ghana’s incumbent president J.A Kufuor. In 2004, he bounced back on the same ticket of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) and was defeated miserably by the same man.
Now in 2008, Professor John Evans Fiifi Atta-Mills returned into the political ring with a new message but most-liked running mate – John Mahama. He is now beaming with smiles as projected and provisional results all point clearly into his direction that he is Ghana’s next president. He has garnered 4,419,419 votes representing 50.64% of 223 out of the 230 constituencies. The ruling NPP’s Nana Akufo-Addo trails him with 4,307,120 votes (49.36%).
It doesn’t matter how many times you fall in life, if you keep your focus and dreams alive you will definitely get there. Memorable quotation:
My dream is that Ghana in this century will be the nation that leads Africa. An educated, thriving, and prosperous democracy, that we can hold up as an example to the world of what Africa can be, when its people move and work together.”
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