- President Nana Akufo-Addo emerged victorious in the 2020 presidential elections held on Monday, December 7
- It was all merry-making in his house as the Electoral Commission Chairperson Jean Mensa announced his victory two days after the elections
- Photos have popped up showing how the president, his family, friends, appointees, and supporters jubilated after the announcement
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It was a moment of happiness at the Nima residence of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo as he emerged victorious in the 2020 presidential election.
Akufo-Addo squared off with his main contender, former President John Dramani Mahama of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), and 10 others in the presidential election held on Monday, December 7, 2020.
After two days of waiting, the Chairperson of the Electoral Commission, Jean Mensa, announced Akufo-Addo as the winner and president-elect.
Akufo-Addo garnered over 51 per cent of the total valid votes cast while Mahama polled a little over 47 per cent.
Prior to the official declaration, Akufo-Addo had been projected as the winner by many of Ghana's leading media houses including Multimedia (JoyNews) and Despite Media (Peace FM).
With the projections in their favour, Akufo-Addo and his supporters had anticipated the declaration to come their way and were poised for massive jubilation.
And so it was after the declaration as Akufo-Addo's family, friends, appointees, leading members of NPP, and supporters trooped into his house at Nima to congratulate him.
Photos shared by the president's official Facebook page on Thursday, December 10, 2020, which have been sighted by YEN.com.gh show it was an exciting moment.
Among the many prominent people were Vice President Dr Mahamaudu Bawumia and his wife, Samira, Chief of Staff, Frema Opare, NPP Chairman Freddie Blay, Minister of Trade Alan Kyeremateng, and NPP General Secretary John Boadu.
Meanwhile, President Nana Akufo-Addo has appointed a Transition Team after emerging victorious in the 2020 election.
The 15-member Transition Team is to be chaired by the president's Chief of Staff Akosua Frema Osei Opare
Other members include Yaw Osafo-Maafo, Gloria Akuffo, Ken Ofori-Atta, and Ambrose Derry.
The appointment of the Transition Team comes amid rejection of the presidential election results by the opposition NDC.
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