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The People Have Spoken: Akufo-Addo Wins Second Term in Tight Race

The incumbent president of Ghana, Nana Addo-Dankwa Akufo-Addo has on Wednesday December 9 been declared president-elect of Ghana by the country’s Electoral Commission following a keen contest with opposition leader John Dramani Mahama.

Ghanaians went to the polls on December 7 to elect new leaders after few months of campaign by politicians.

According to provisional results by the Electoral Commission, the president secured 6, 730, 413 votes which represented 51.295% of the total valid votes cast. This figure was without the Techiman-South Constituency which is under contention.

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