John Mahama Set To Win Ghana Presidential Election

John Mahama Set To Win Ghana Presidential Election

President John Dramani Mahama is likely to remain the president of Ghana as all the interim results declared so far pointed to his emergence in the tightly contested election.

The incumbent President Mahama of the ruling National Democratic Party has secured the total of 5,032,002 votes, representing 50.03 per cent of the total votes cast while his closest rival Nana Akufo-Addo of the New Patriotic Party has so far polled 4,797,297 votes, representing 48.05 per cent.

The Ghanaian election commission claims it has a confidence level of 98 per cent in the results declared so far and added that the 14 constituencies left to be declared represented about 800,000 votes

Mr. Mahama, 54, of the National Democratic Congress became the president of Ghana in July after the death of his former president Prof. John Atta Mills.

Nana Akufor Addo, 68, of the New Patriotic Party is standing election for the second time after losing the election to Mr. Mills in 2008

The ECOWAS election observation group claims there have never been any report of rigging or malpractice as against the rumor being peddled by some section.

With the success of the year 2012 election, Ghana has once again proven to the world that his democracy is maturing, and the country is politically stable. 

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