The founder and Leader of the concerned Voters Movement, (CVM) Razak Kojo Poku, has congratulated President Akufo Addo for winning the 2020 presidential elections.
He stated that the president deserves the victory and indicated that he and his members will support him to continue to deliver to the satisfaction of all Ghanaians.
He also commended the people of Ghana for putting their trust in President Akufo Addo and the government of the New Patriotic Party and assured them that they would not regret it.
“Congrats, Nana, you fought a good fight and we are happy for the victory secured. We know you will deliver even beyond expectation. God Bless you”, Mr Kojo Poku stated.
Nana Akufo-Addo, who led the New Patriotic Party into the December 7 polls, obtained 6,730,413 votes, representing 51.59% while the flagbearer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), John Dramani Mahama placed second, garnering 6,214,889 which represents 47.36% of the total ballots cast.
This was announced by the Returning Officer of the 2020 presidential election, Jean Mensa, today, December 9, 2020.She said the figures exclude results from the Techiman South constituency. Total valid votes cast, according to the Electoral Commission, was 13,434,574 representing 79% of total registered voters.
The two candidates competed against each other for the first time in 2012, which was won by John Mahama. Nana Akufo-Addo, however, defeated John Mahama in the 2016 general elections and again in 2012.
This is the second defeat Mr Mahama has suffered contesting his former colleague in Parliament. In 2016, the former Attorney General in the Kufuor administration won in his third attempt at the presidency with 5,774,543 which was 53.58% of the valid votes cast.
Mr Mahama, who was the sitting President then was defeated after he polled 4,814,140 which was 44.67% of the valid votes.