General Secretary of the NDC, Johnson Asiedu Nketia, told journalists in the nation’s capital, Accra, until the party’s election petition is concluded and they are satisfied Akufo-Addo is occupying the presidency illegally.
“We shall not recognize Akufo-Addo as a legitimately elected president of Ghana until all issues surrounding his election are satisfactorily resolved,” he stated.
Akufo-Addo was declared winner of the election by the country’s Electoral Commission on 9 December. Akufo-Addo of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) polled 6,730,413 votes representing 51.59% of the total votes cast as against John Mahama’s 6,214,889 votes representing 47.36. Total valid votes after the close of poll was 13, 434, 574.
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