Ghana election: Nana Akufo-Addo re-elected for second term as President

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By Mukwuzi Joseph

Ghana’s President Nana Akufo-Addo has won a second term after a tightly contested presidential election, the Electoral Commission of Ghana announced on Wednesday, beating his long-time opponent John Mahama.

Akufo-Addo of the New Patriotic Party received 6,730,413 or 51.59 per cent of total votes while Mahama of the National Democratic Congress received 6,214,889 or 47.36 per cent of total votes, the commission’s chairperson Jean Adukwei Mensa said at a press briefing.

“On the basis of the foregoing election results and by the powers vested in me as the chairperson of the Electoral Commission of Ghana and the interim officer of the election, it is my duty and honour to declare Nana Akufo-Addo as president-elect of the Republic of Ghana,” Mensa said 




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