President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has defeated Mr. John Dramani Mahama for the second time in Presidential elections.
The Electoral Commission of Ghana, in a press conference led by its chairperson Mrs. Jean Mensa has declared the Leader and Flagbearer of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) as the winner of the December 2020 Presidential Election with a total valid votes of 6,730,413 representing 51.59%.
The Presidential Election results as declared by the Electoral Commission’s chairperson at a press conference on Wednesday, 9th December, 2020 indicates that, Mr. John Dramani Mahama has for the second time lost his dream of becoming President to Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo.
Mr. John Dramani Mahama has lost the election after securing a total valid votes of 6,214,889 representing 47.36%.
Mr. John Dramani Mahama in 2016 lost to the then opposition New Patriotic Party Flagbearer Mr. Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo with over one (1) million votes. Mr. Mahama never gave up on his gangantua 2016 Presidential defeat. He came strong with his running mate, Professor Naana Jane Opoku-Agyemang and was defeated with a narrow margine of 515,524 votes in the 2020 elections.
During the declaration of the Presidential election, it was observed that, no agents nor representative of the largest opposition party National Democratic Congress was present.
It’s unclear why they were not present during the declaration of the Presidential election by the Electoral Commision.
According to the 1992 Constitution, anyone who is not satisfied with an election results can challenge it at the Apex Court within 21 days for redress.