The President of the Republic of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has pledged to accept the verdict of the people of Ghana in the December 7, 2020, general elections.
After signing a peace pact deal with the opposition National Democratic Congress’ (NDC) Presidential candidate, John Dramani Mahama at the Kempinski Hotel in Accra on Friday, December 4, 2020, President Akufo-Addo wrote on his Facebook Wall that “I have said that we believe in elections, and I am happy to give my word that we shall accept the verdict of the people of Ghana. Above all, I pledge that the peace, unity and safety of Ghana will be our primary consideration”.
The presidential candidates of the two governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) and the opposition NDC signed a peace pact put together by the National Peace Council ahead of Monday, December 7th Presidential and Parliamentary elections.
The initiative was to get the two leaders commit to non-violence and resort to judicial process in seeking redress in case of election dispute. They are also to work towards eradicating vigilantism.