Election 2020: Joy News projects Akufo-Addo as winner

Election 2020: Joy News projects Akufo-Addo as winner

- Joy News has projected President Nana Akufo-Addo to win the 2020 presidential elections

- According to the projection, Akufo-Addo leads Mahama by over 518, 000 votes with less than 190,000 votes left

- The summary is based on 270 out of the 275 constituencies in the country

- Joy News' projection comes ahead of the official declaration of the results by the EC which is expected to come off later in the day

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Joy News TV has projected President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo as the winner of the 2020 presidential elections.

According to the station, results they have gathered from 270 constituencies gives the NPP's Akufo-Addo an unassailable lead over John Mahama.

From the projections, Akufo-Addo has won 6,640,809 from the 270 constituencies while Mahama has won 6,121, 817 votes.

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Election 2020: Joy News projects Akufo-Addo as winner

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With the lead of over 518,000 votes, "it is statistically impossible for John Mahama to achieve 50% + 1 to win, " Joy News' Evans Mensah stated.

This is because the total number of votes from the remaining five constituencies amounts to 184, 576 votes and going by the average voter turn out of 78%, there are about 145,000 votes which will still be short even if Mahama is to win all of them.

Meanwhile, Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has visited the Nima residence of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo ahead of the official declaration of the 2020 presidential elections.

In a video sighted by YEN.com.gh Dr Bawumia and Akufo-Addo were seen seated in the president's office.

The atmosphere looked quiet as the two monitored the incoming results of the 2020 presidential and parliamentary elections on TV.

Later in the video, many other prominent members of the NPP were also spotted in happy scenes as they moved about in the house.

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Source: Yen Newspaper

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