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Ghana Election: President John Mahama Concedes Defeat |The Republican News

Image result for John Mahama                                        President John Dramani Mahama of Ghana

 

Kunle Falayi with agency report

Ghana’s President, John Mahama, on Friday evening called to congratulate oppostion candidate, Nana Akufo-Addo, 72, the acclaimed winner of Wednesday’s presidential election in the country, BBC has confirmed.

One of Akufo-Addo’s aides, Eugene Arhin, confirmed to journalists that the President had called Akufo-Addo, candidate of the New Patriotic Party.

Mahama had previously said  he would respect the outcome of the election.

He also said in a tweet that the Electoral Commission should be allowed to carry out its mandate.

Final result is expected to be declared by the EC on Saturday (today).

The commission announced on Thursday that it was manually verifying the results because its electronic system had been targeted by hackers, but urged people to ignore “fake results” circulating on social media. (Punchng.com)

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