Ghana Opposition Leader Wins Presidential Poll

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The candidate of the largest opposition New Patriotic Party Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has won Ghana’s closely contested presidential elections.

Akufo-Addo garnered 5,716,026 votes, or 53.85 per cent of the total valid votes cast, while his closest challenger, who is also the incumbent president John Dramani Mahama of the governing National Democratic Congress obtained 4,713,277 votes, or 44.40 per cent.

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