ACCRA (AFP) – Ghana incumbent John Dramani Mahama was declared winner of the country’s closely fought presidential polls on Sunday with 50.70 percent of the vote, the electoral commission announced.
“Ladies and gentlemen, based on the results given, I declare John Dramani Mahama president-elect,” electoral commission chief Kwadwo Afari-Gyan announced to journalists.
His main opponent, Nana Akufo-Addo, finished with 47.74 percent. Akufo-Addo’s party earlier alleged fraud and claimed it had evidence that showed he was the winner.
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