Ghanaian President Nana Addo Danquah Akufo-Addo won a second term to lead Ghana the gateway to Africa.
The country’s elections authority, Ghana Electoral Commission on Wednesday 9, December, 2020 has declared Nana Addo Danquah Akufo-Addo the winner of 2020 Election.
Ghana President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akuffo Addo wins re-election, after the EC boss, Jean Mensah, declare him president-elect.
The 76-year-old Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo of New Patriotic Party(NPP beat John Dramani Mahama of New Democratic Congress (NDC) securing 5,716,026 votes making 51.59% of the vote.
It is expected that this will be his second and final term in accordance with the Ghanaian constitution.
More than 13 million Ghanaians turned out to cast their vote of a total electorate of 17 million and across 38,000 polling stations throughout the country.
Voters also chose 275 parliamentary candidate for the national parliament.
“By the power vested in me as the chairperson of the electoral commission and the returning officer for the presidential election, it is my duty and my privilege to declare Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo as the president-elect of the Republic of Ghana,” EC Chairperson Jane Mensah declared.
President John Dramani Mahama secured 47.2% of valid votes cast.
Ghana is the most peaceful country in West Africa and third on the entire continent, according to the 2020 Global Peace Index Report run by the Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP).
They were so matured about the whole voting process to the end.