Ghana’s current President and flag bearer of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has been re-elected to govern the Republic of Ghana until 2024, the Electoral Commission announced Wednesday.
The Commission’s declaration comes after President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo won the election with 51.59% of votes and the National Democratic Congress (NDC) flagbearer, John Mahama with 47.36%
His Excellency Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo was first elected as President of the country in 2016 after he won the polls. He since has enhanced the development of the nation, hence his re-election in this year’s election.
The Commander in Chief of the Ghana Armed Forces will be governing the Republic with his right-hand man, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia from January 7, 2021, to January 6, 2025.
The Electoral Commission on Monday, December 7 as required by the 1992 constitution of Ghana conducted a poll for Ghanaians who are 18 years and above to select the next President of the country for a four-year term.
It earlier indicated to declare the Presidential results 24 hours after the polls but extended the declaration time to Wednesday, December 9, 2020, amid unexpected rain which halted the election at some polling centres