-Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa has paid all the medical bills for the occupants of the children’s ward of the Battor Catholic Hospital following his victory in the just-ended general elections
-The MP-elect for North Tongu won the December 7, 2020, parliamentary election in that constituency after polling 89.7 percent of the valid votes cast
-The former deputy education minister described his gesture as a “thanksgiving offering”
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The Member of Parliament-elect for North Tongu constituency, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, stormed the children’s ward of the Battor Catholic Hospital in the Volta region upon being declared victor in the just-ended general elections, paying the medical bills of all those receiving treatments.
In a Facebook post, the former deputy education minister in the erstwhile John Dramani Mahama administration called the gesture “our thanksgiving offering in honour of my most cherished constituents.”
Ablakwa who’s the incumbent lawmaker for the constituency going into the December 7, 2020, general elections, annihilated his opponent, Richard Arku of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP).
He collected 39,294 of the valid votes cast, representing 89.7 percent against Arku’s paltry 4,086 votes representing 9.32 percent.
Meanwhile, barely a week after securing another four-year term as Ghana’s president in the hotly contested elections, Nana Akufo-Addo has flown to Ivory Coast to witness the swearing-in of President Alassane Ouattara.
Ouattara was reelected to a third term last month, polling 94.27 percent of the valid votes cast in the French-speaking Western African nation.
The president who was accompanied by the First Lady, Rebecca Akufo-Addo left Ghana on Sunday, December 13, 2020, for the ceremony, YEN.com.gh can report.
He would also attend the swearing-in ceremony of the Republic of Guinea’s president-elect, Alpha Conde’, a statement from the office of the president stated.
Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia would act in his stead per Article 60(8) of the Constitution until he is back on Monday, December 21, 2020.
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President Akufo-Addo was reelected as Ghana’s president in the Monday, December 7, 2020, general elections.
Former president and presidential candidate of the NDC, John Dramani Mahama rejected the results of the 2020 elections.
Mahama stated without mincing words that he was not going to accept the EC's results since he believes it is flawed.
But, the Coalition of Domestic Election Observers (CODEO) certified the presidential results as declared by the EC.
According to the local elections observer, the Parallel Vote Tabulation (PVT) methodology it used in observing the 2020 elections confirmed the figures of the commission.
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