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NDC members swear to ‘sacrifice’ their firstborns if they go against the party in the 2024 elections

A stunning video has surfaced the internet showing a few individuals from the National Democratic Congress (NDC) making a solemn vow of loyalty to the party with a sword, ahead of the 2024 general elections.

Elvis Afriyie Ankrah, a former Director of Elections for the NDC, and a number of others appear in the video, which has gone viral on social media. In it, they pledge to remain loyal to the party and its agenda or risk death and the loss of their firstborn children.

The oath swearing was driven by a man dressed in white, who held a sword and made Mr Ankrah and the others say back to him.

"By this sword, I promise, that if I compromise, and sell my party out for cash for this coming general election, may I die and my first born also die in my place, so help me God. Amen,” Mr. Ankrah said while standing barefoot with the sword upright.

The video is accepted to be essential for the endeavors by the NDC to guarantee that its individuals don't sell out the party or its flagbearer, John Mahama, who is trying to get back to drive subsequent to losing the 2020 political race to the occupant President, Nana Akufo-Addo of the New Patriotic Party (NPP).

The NDC has blamed the NPP for obliterating the nation and neglecting to follow through on its commitments, and has promised to throw it out of force at all expense.

However, the seriousness of the oath and the fact that the party members' children are involved in something they are not a part of have alarmed many of those who have seen the video.

Some have scrutinized the lawfulness and profound quality of the vow, and whether it disregards the rights and dignity of the kids.

Others have likewise contemplated whether the vow is an indication of franticness or responsibility by the NDC, and whether it will anily affect the result of the 2024 political decision.

As indicated by the Electoral Commission of Ghana, the 2024 general election is booked to be held on 7 December, to choose the president and members of parliament.

The NDC and the NPP are the two predominant parties in Ghanaian politics, having exchanged in power since the re-visitation of multiparty democracy in 1992.


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