Don't fear; I'm winning - Mahama tells supporters

Don't fear; I'm winning - Mahama tells supporters

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) has urged its supporters to ignore media report which suggest that Nana Akufo-Addo of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) is winning the 2016 presidential election.

Don't fear; I'm winning - Mahama tells supporters

In a statement issued to the media on Wednesday night and signed by Joyce Bawah Mogtari, the spokesperson for the John Mahama campaign team, the NDC urged its supporters to reamin calm, because President John Mahama was leading the race.

"With the details we have from our Parallel Vote Tabulation, President John Dramani Mahama is in a comfortable lead, and we encourage all supporters to wait for the Electoral Commission as it receives and releases the verified results to the media via its Coalition & Media Centres.

"Let us continue to ignore and treat with contempt, claims by some radio and TV stations announcing who is leading the pack or winning the election based on polling station results that do not equate to a total of three (3) constituencies, the statement said.

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The NDC expressed appreciation to its supporters for their confidence in Mahama and for their votes.

It also commended the the Electoral Commission for what it called a "very smooth and orderly" process.

Meanwhile, Nana Akufo-Addo is leading so far in the presidential race.

Read about that here: Election 2016: Akufo-Addo takes early lead in 2016 presidential race

We will bring you more election updates as they come in.

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