President Nana Akufo-Addo of the New Patriotic Party’s has been declared the winner of the December 7, 2020, Ghanian presidential election.
Ghana’s Electoral Commission at a press conference at it’s headquarters in Accra to announce the results of the presidential poll declared that the president has been retained.
Nana Akufo-Addo polled 6,730,413, representing 51.595 per cent while John Mahama garnered 6, 214, 889 representing 47.366 per cent in the 8th election in the 4th Republic that had a dozen candidates.
The Ghana Union Movement (GUM), polled 105,565 votes representing 0.85 per cent.
Convention People’s Party (CPP) came fourth with 12,215 (0.093 per cent), followed by Ghana Freedom Party who polled 5,575, representing 0.042 per cent.
Great Consolidated Popular Party is next with 3,574 (0.02 per cent), People’s National Convention with 10,887 representing 0.083 per cent; Progressive People’s Party, 6,848 (0.052 per cent), National Democratic Party, 6,612, (0.050 per cent) and taking the last position is Alfred Kwame Asiedu Walker, an independent candidate, 9,703 (0.074 per cent).
The just concluded polls was a re-election push for incumbent Nana Akufo-Addo and former President John Dramani Mahama of the National Democratic Congress (NDC).