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71% of Ghanaians believe the country is on the wrong path — Survey

An opinion poll survey by Global InfoAnalytics shows that 71% of Ghanaians are of the view that the country is on the wrong path.

Nana Addo with Mahamudu Bawumia

The poll used a sample size of 5,844 and stated that the country is headed in the wrong direction whiles only 18% said it is headed in the right direction.

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The opinion poll further revealed that Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia loses the slender lead he enjoyed in October last over Alan Kyeremanten in the lead-up to the presidential primaries of the New Patriotic Party (NPP).

The poll showed that Dr. Bawumia and Alan leveled at 40% apiece among NPP voters. However, among general voters, Alan's lead over Bawumia has been cut from 41% to 32% compared to 44% to 31% in October last year.

The Member of Parliament for Assin Central Kennedy Agyapong is in third place with 14% of the votes.

On the question of whether the NPP can "break the 8", 24% of voters believed the party can "break the 8" whilst 59% said they can't and 17% had no opinion.

The poll shows President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo's job approval rating making a significant recovery his approval rating, from 26% in October 2022, leaping to 32% in January 2023, whilst his disapproval declined sharply from 69% in October to 59% in January 2023.

The vice president enjoyed 32% approval and 58% disapproval. In the case of Alan, 35% of voters approved of his performance as trade and industry minister whilst 45% disapprove of his performance.

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