President John Dramani Mahama has congratulated newly elected President of Cote D’Ivoire, Allasane Dramane Ouattara on his re-election victory.
Ouattara won a second five-year term with nearly 84% of the vote.
According to electoral commission officials, he won a total of 2,118,229 votes, or 83.66% of votes cast and turnout for the elections was 54.63%.
President Mahama in a statement noted “I congratulate President Ouattara on his resounding and emphatic victory. The sovereign people of La Cote D’Ivoire have voted for continuity,”.