More than 48 hours after the close of voting last Monday, the patience of Ghanaians, who had waited anxiously for the results of the presidential poll, was rewarded when the Electoral Commission (EC) declared the presidential candidate of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, the President-elect minutes before 6 p.m. yesterday.
President-elect Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has extended an olive branch to the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) to work together with government, following his election for a second four-year term in the 2020 General Election.
The Ghana Pentecostal and Charismatic Council (GPCC) has appealed to the leadership of the main political parties, especially the National Democratic Congress (NDC) to impress upon its supporters massing up at the Electoral Commission (EC)’s offices to return home.
The outgoing Member of Parliament (MP) for the Ledzokuku Constituency, Dr Bernard Okoe Boye has conceded to the MP-elect Benjamin Ayiku Narteh after losing Monday's General Elections by a margin of 1,866 votes.
Leaders of the National Democratic Congress (NDC)'s led sit-down demonstration at the Electoral Commission (EC) headquarters has called on their supporters not to fight the security team stationed at the place.
The Erratic Truth Foundation (ETF), a US-based non-governmental organisation (NGO), has congratulated Dr David Nfodjo, the New Patriotic Party’s (NPP’s) parliamentary candidate for the Ho West Constituency in the Volta Region for his impressive performance in the just ended 2020 parliamentary polls.
Supporters of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) have massed up at the headquarters of the Electoral Commission near Ridge, threatening not to leave until the EC declares the NDC presidential candidate, John Dramani Mahama as the winner.
An Electoral Violence Monitoring, Analysis and Mitigation (EMAM) Election Situation Room has urged international observer missions in the country to continue to engage stakeholders to help reduce the prevailing tension in the country after a successful general election last Monday.
The Bishop of the Koforidua Diocese of the Methodist Church, Ghana, Rt Rev. Dr. Emmanuel Asare-Kusi, has made a passionate appeal to the losers of the presidential election to accept defeat in good faith.
The announcement of Carlos Ahenkorah, the New Patriotic Party(NPP) parliamentary candidate as the winner of the Tema West constituency was greeted with spontaneous celebration by the few supporters who had waited deep into the night for the declaration.
The New Patriotic Party’s (NPP) ambition to win 47 out of the 47 seats in the Ashanti Region failed to materialise as the main opposition party, the National Democratic Congress (NDC), maintained its previous seats in the region.
A Senior Lecturer at the Department of Political Science of the University of Ghana, Dr Seidu Alidu, has described the possibility of Parliament having an equally composed House as a good practice that will make it more diligent and enhance Ghana’s democratic process.
Member of Parliament-elect for Ablekuma North constituency in the Greater Accra region, Ms Sheila Bartels of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), is pointing to hardwork and a credible message for her victory in Monday’s general election.
The incumbent New Patriotic Party (NPP) Member of Parliament for the Dome-Kwabenya Constituency, Ms Sarah Adwoa Safo has retained her seat after polling 75,041 votes in Monday’s parliamentary election.