Ghana’s Main Opposition Party Leads in Early Poll Results
2016 seems to be the year of the opposition parties as President John Mahama of Ghana seems to be losing his grip on power democratically like it happened in the United States of America, Gambia and Ondo State, Nigeria.
Results from Wednesday’s general election in Ghana have begun trickling, with early signs that the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) has momentum in numerous parts of the country.
A SaharaReporters crew monitoring the election from Accra, the capital of Ghana, reported that the NPP, led by Nana Addo Dankwa, is leading, according to provisional poll results from at least 60 percent of polling units across the country and the official results declared in parliamentary competitions.
The results also indicated that the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC), whose presidential is incumbent President John Mahama, has lost ground in most of Greater Accra area.
The online news platform wishes to underline that the vote tallies are provisional and still unofficial. However, the atmosphere in Accra, where NPP officials addressed a late night press conference, was electric, with supporters of the opposition party in a celebratory mood.
Ghana has 29,000 polling units, and more than 20,000 polling units have so far unofficially reported numbers from the election.
Meanwhile, Dr EdWhahd Mahama, the presidential candidate of People’s National Convention in the 2016 Presidential elections has conceded defeat even as the Ghana’s electoral commission is yet to conclude vote count.
Mahama, who took on social media few hours ago said: “I will like to congratulate NanaAkufo-Addo of the NPP for winning the 2016 general elections based on my projections
“I call on my other contenders to do same especially the sitting President to concede gracefully This is a victory for all Ghana”
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