– It is jubilation time in Ghana as the country’s electoral body announces thewinner of the 2020 presidential election – Nana Akufo-Addo, the incumbentpresident, has been re-elected for the second term – The presidential candidate ofthe NPP polled 6,730,413 votes to defeat his closest rival, John Mahama who secured 6,214,889 votes.Nana Akufo-Addo of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) has won the 2020 Ghana presidential elections, according to the country’s election office, the Electoral Commission of Ghana. President Akufo-Addo won the December 7 presidential election with 51.295% .Nana Akufo-Addo wins second term as Ghana president.
Mahama is a former president of Ghana who has now been defeated twice byPresident Akufo-Addo. Also, the Ghanaian president has reacted to his victory via social media, thanking the people for re-election him.
Meanwhile, the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has commended Ghana for the peaceful conduct of the recently concluded presidential and parliamentary elections in the country, according to a Channels TV report. In a joint statement issued by ECOWAS, African Union and the United Nations Office for West Africa and the Sahel (UNOWAS), they urged political stakeholders and citizens to exercise patience and remain calm as the electoral commission announces the final official results.