Ghana Re-elected President Nana Akufo-Addo

Results from Ghana’s election on Monday show President Nana Akufo-Addo won a second term as a President of Ghana.

Ghana Re-elected President Nana Akufo-Addo

Ghana’s Electoral Commission on Wednesday evening said the incumbent, President Nana Akufo-Addo, retained the presidenc winning the former president John Mahama.

Akufo-Addo won 6.7 million votes 51.6 per cent of the total while Mahama gathered 6.2 million votes, that is 47.4 per cent.

Sounds of jubilation could be heard throughout Accra as the results were announced. The chair of the electoral commission, Jean Mensa, hailed the smooth and peaceful nature of the election.

The total number of valid votes cast was 13,434,574, representing 79% of the total registered voters,” Mensa added.

The Ghana Police Service has recorded a total of 61 electoral and post-electoral incidents nationwide, six which involved gunshots, resulting in the death of five people across the nation.