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Nana Akufo-Addo Wins Ghanaian Presidential Elections

President Nana Akufo-Addo of Ghana has been declared winner of the 2020 election.

Akufo-Addo, who ran under the platform of New Patriotic Party (NPP), was declared winner of the election by Jean Mensah, the chairperson of the electoral commission of Ghana on Wednesday evening, December 9.

According to Mensah, Akufo-Addo polled a total of 6,730,430 votes to defeat his main rival and former President John Mahama who polled 6,214,889 votes.

Mensah said the total valid votes cast during the election were 30,434,574, representing 79 percent of registered voters.

Sunday Ogunyemi

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