- Jean Mensah, the chairperson of the EC, has indicated that the election results will be declared on December 9
- The EC chairperson apologized for the delay so far, indicating unexpected rainfall and other factors delayed the process
- She said this during a press briefing on the midnight of December 8
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The chairperson of the Electoral Commission (EC) of Ghana, Jean Mensah, has addressed the press regarding when to expect the declaration of the results.
In an official press address in the midnight of December 8, Jean Mensah indicated that the results will likely be declared later in the day on December 9.
According to her, the process was delayed by unexpected rainfall and other minor issues around the country but 14 out of 16 regional results have been successfully collated.
Earlier, on December 7, 2020, Ghana was shocked after the country went to the polls and results started trickling in, indicating that an NPP parliamentary candidate had 'performed magic' in the Volta Region.
Heavy security presence at EC headquarters ahead of Election 2020 results declaration; action photos drop
The said candidate was John Peter Amewu who was able to make history after becoming the very first NPP candidate to win in the Hohoe Constituency.
Peter Amewu got a total of 26,952 votes while his closest contender, Prof Margaret Kweku, got 21,821 in total.
In a breakdown of events leading to the victory of Peter Amewu, findings gathered by YEN.com.gh show that when he served as Energy Minister, the NPP MP-elect did a lot of good for his people.
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