The former President of Ghana, Jerry Rawlings has declared that the death of President John Evans Atta Mills occurred as a divine intervention so as to propel the ruling party, National Democratic Congress, to retain power in the forthcoming election in December 2012. The outspoken former leader said ‘divine intervention created a great deal of goodwill for President John Mahama…’

While addressing the Volta Regional House of Chiefs in a meeting, he said President Mahama has revive the party from its dwindling position in the heart of Ghananians through the exemplified leadership qualities and the will to carry the party and citizens along in policy formulation and governance.

It should be noted that President Jerry rawlings is the founder of National Democratic Congress and his wife Lady Nana Konadu Agyeman Rawlings was alleged to have sponsored the formation of the National Democratic Party (NDP). His comments could be viewed as a political statement to win support for President John Mahama

Is Jerry Rawlings making these statement as a party member or as a godfather in Ghana?