Prez appeals for Stonebwoy’s vote
The President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has been accused of soliciting vote from the Bhimnation boss, Stonebwoy after acknowledging him for partaking in the ongoing Voters Identification (ID) registration exercise.
His acknowledgement came after the artiste secured his right to vote in the upcoming December polls.
President Akufo-Addo in a Twitter post yesterday, retweeted the dancehall musician’s post and expressed his appreciation for registering while urging Ghanaians who have not secured their ID to register to vote.
“Stonebwoy for registering and securing your right to vote in December. #RegisterToVote2020,” he added.
Stonebwoy registered and shared two pictures of him at the registration centre yesterday which he Captioned his tweet “Voters ID.”
The President who was enthused by the tweet of the artiste shared the post to urge all Ghanaians to secure their ID and exercise their franchise in the upcoming general elections.
Meanwhile some Ghanaians saw Nana Akufo-Addo’s action as a ploy to win vote from Stonebwoy and his Bhimnation fans.
One of his critics encouraged him to deliver on his promises and stop using musicians and their fan-base as sure means of winning votes.
“I could see now a days you are relating to popular musicians, to win their fan armies. Well, good idea though, but how sure are you that Even Shatta Wale, your buddy will choose you at the ballot box? Nana please, humbly do the needful okay it might be a plus. Stop discrimination,” Famepest Sedinams said.
Elolo Bhim stated that the president’s act would not move him to give him (the president) four more years, adding that he would vote him out.
“Mr president Abeg you can’t use strategy to win our votes ooo. We’re kicking you out come December 7,” he added.
However others also disagreed with those who saw the president’s tweet as an inducement to get Stonebwoy and his fans to vote and retain him in power.
Those who disagreed noted that the president’s tweet was an advertisement to get people to register and vote.
BY JOYCELINE NATALLY CUDJOE