Ghana Elections: Nana Dankwa Akufo-Addo Of The Opposition Party Wins, Outgoing President Concedes Defeat

According to reports coming in from Ghana, Nana Dankwa Akufo-Addo of the New Patriotic Party, NPP, has won the 2016 Presidential elections. Nana-Addo won the election with an absolute majority over the ruling President,John Dramani Mahama of the National Democratic Congress,NDC.

According to reports, outgoing President John Dramani Mahama has already called him to concede defeat. Ghana’s new President elect, Nana Addo the presidential candidate of the NPP posted this on facebook…

A few minutes ago, at 7:51pm, the President of the Republic and the NDC presidential candidate, H.E. John Dramani Mahama, called me on the phone to congratulate me on my victory in the
presidential election of 7th December 2016. He wished me the best of luck and God’s blessings, and assured me of his full co-operation in organizing the transition from his administration to mine.

I thanked him for this graceful gesture, which is in the finest traditions of Ghanaian statesmanship and, on my part, assured him of my cooperation for a successful transition. I also thanked him for his service to our nation and said that I felt sure that his contribution to the welfare of our Republic was by no means over.

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