Ghana’s Electoral Commission declares Akufo- Addo winner of presidential election

Ghana’s Electoral Commission has declared President Nana Akufo-Addo of the (NPP) re-elected for a second term.

But the main opposition NDC Party of former President John Dramani Mahama are crying foul.

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Breakdown of the election results  without the tally from Techiman South constituency where there was shooting during collation:

Akufo-Addo 51.29%

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Mahama 47.39%

Reg. Voters 17m

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Turnout 78.9%

A candidate requires more than 50% to win.

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Ten of the 12 candidates each received less than 1% of the vote.

It is the 3rd time the rival candidates are slugging it out. Mahama defeated Akufo-Addo in 2012, while the incumbent president won in 2016.

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