Veteran highlife musician, Lucky Mensah, has stated that members of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) have been more supportive of him than those of the biggest opposition party, the National Democratic Congress (NDC), to which he formerly belonged.
Lucky Mensah said he will still campaign and vote for the NPP in the upcoming December polls.
According to him, apart from the money he receives from NPP members, they treat him as one of their own.
Juxtaposing the NPP with the NDC, the ‘Old School’ hitmaker said unlike the latter, the former is always grateful for campaigning for the party ahead of the 2016 general elections through his songs.
Lucky Mensah switched camp from the NDC to NPP during the 2016 elections over what he termed as the unfair treatment meted out to him by the NDC after campaigning for them to win the 2008 elections.
He said he believes in the ideologies and policies of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo hence his decision to cross carpet.
Lucky Mensah observed that his bakery was collapsing during the erratic power supply situation under the erstwhile Mahama administration, thus, his decision to campaign for the then-flag bearer of NPP, now-President Akufo-Addo, who promised to fix ‘Dumsor’.
Lucky Mensah indicated that he campaigned for the NPP not necessarily to receive money in return, stressing that the peace he is enjoying to do his bakery business without struggling to get power is enough for him.
The veteran musician said he is happy his first daughter will soon enjoy the Free SHS.
Speaking with Nana Romeo on Accra 100.5FM on ‘Ayekoo Ayekoo’, Lucky Mensah said: “I don’t regret campaigning for NPP, they have been more supportive than when the NDC was. I will surely vote for them come December polls. Apart from the money they give me, they make me feel at home anytime I’m with them, they remember the campaign I did for them. NDC was not supportive, NDC didn’t show much love as NPP is showing to me now, I think I’m OK being in the camp of the NPP than when I was with the NDC. Though I did a campaign song for the late Prof. Atta Mills, I never had the opportunity to have an encounter with him”.