The Presidential Candidate of the New Patriotic Patriotic Party (NPP), Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has been declared President-elect of the Republic of Ghana.
He was declared winner of the 2020 Presidential poll by the Electoral Commissioner, Jean Mensa, who is the Returning Officer of the President election.
Nana Akufo-Addo obtained 6,730,413 of the total valid votes cast of 13,434,574, representing 51.59%.
“It is my honour of the Electoral Commissioner of Ghana, to declare Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo as President-elect of the Republic of Ghana”, she declared.
The Presidential candidate of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), John Dramani Mahama, being the main contender in the 2020 Presidential poll, on the other hand obtained 6,214,889 of the total valid votes cast, representing 47.366%.
Madam Jean Mensah further announced at a press conference held at the Accra International Conference Center on Wednesday, December 9, 2020, the result declared excludes the Techiman South constituency which has a voter population of 128,018.
The outcome of the Techiman South constituency poll, she added, is currently in dispute by the political parties, noting that, if all the votes are even added to that of John Dramani Mahama, it will have no effect on the outcome of the election.