Akufo-Addo leads by 900,000 after collation of 28,000 polling station

Akufo-Addo leads by 900,000 after collation of 28,000 polling station

Results from 28,023 (95.82%) polling stations across the country collated by the New Patriotic Party (NPP) shows that Nana Akufo-Addo is leading in the presidential election by 5,513,357 votes, representing 53.58%.

His main rival, John Mahama of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), has 4,591,975, representing, representing 44.62% of the votes.

That means Akufo-Addo has a lead of 921,382.

NPP will

With just 1,224 (5%) polling stations yet to come in, Nana Akufo-Addo’s lead is insurmountable.

Therefore, if these provisional figures hold true, Akufo-Addo will be sworn in as president on January 7.

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Five presidential candidates have already called Akufo-Addo to congratulate him on what they say is his victory.

The NPP has called on Mahama to concede defeat and has urged the EC to declare Akufo-Addo the winner of the election.

But the NDC has rejected the assertion that Akufo-Addo is winning.

According to the party, a collation of 250 out of 275 constituencies has Mahama leading by 51 percent.

READ More: NDC collation of 265 constituencies shows Mahama leading by 51 percent

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