Nana Addo Dankwa Akuffo Addo Set To Be Named Ghana’s New President
According Pulse.com.gh, Nana Addo Dankwa Akuffo Addo, leader of the opposition New Patriotic Party(NPP) will win the 2016 election.
With over 200 constituencies reported in and confirmed, Nana Akuffo Addo has garnered 4,203,908 giving him a statistically unassailable lead.
The President John Dramani Mahama, representing the governing National Democratic Congress (NDC) has 3,689,605 votes from the constituencies that Pulse.com.gh has put together.
The NPP’s unassailable lead is also supported by the turnaround in the House of Parliament, control of which will revert to the NPP for the first time since 2008.
Majority of the still unreleased results are from the two NPP strongholds of the Ashanti and Eastern regions.
Ghana’s elections are determined by a 50%+1 vote principle, and with a 53% lead, the veteran politician looks set to become the first son of a former president also to become president in the history of Ghanaian politics.
The President John Dramani Mahama also makes history as the first one-term president in the annals of Ghanaian politics after coming to power in 2012.