The United States (US) government has congratulated President Nana Akufo-Addo on his re-lection in the just ended 7 December elections for another four(4) ahead.
A statement issued by the US Ambassador to Ghana, H.E Stephanie Sullivan, described the just ended presidential and parliamentary elections as “free and fair” election.
The statement, however, called on aggrieved parties in the just ended polls to resolve any electoral dispute in court.
“The United States expects that any electoral disputes would be resolved through established legal channels, in keeping with Ghana’s hard-earned reputation as a shining example of democracy in the region and across the world,” the statement said.
“The U.S. government stands ready to continue our strong partnership with the government and people of Ghana to advance our shared prosperity.”
The Electoral Commission of Ghana (EC) Boss, Mrs. Jean Mensa, declared the incumbent president H.E Nana Akufo-Adoo the winner of 2020 presidential elections after defeating the former president, Mr. John Dramani Mahama of the National Democratic Congress.
The presidential candidate of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Akufo-Addo won by 51.59% of the total votes cast as against Mahama’s 6,214,889 representing 47.36%. Akufo-Addo polled a total of 6,70,413 votes out of the total votes of 14, 434, 574.
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