It is a flawed, discredited elections--- NDC rejects elections result

It is a flawed, discredited elections— NDC rejects elections result

It is a flawed, discredited elections— NDC rejects elections result

It is a flawed, discredited elections— NDC rejects elections result

The opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) has rejected the 2020 General Elections results declared by the Returning Officer of the Electoral commission on Wednesday in Accra.

Ms Jean Mensa yesterday declared the Presidential Candidate of the New Patriotic Party, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo as the President-Elect of the country for the General Elections organised on Monday December 7.

According to NDC, the evidence they have gathered concerning the presidential results makes it impossible for them to concede defeat.

Speaking at a media briefing after the declaration of the results, the Minority Speaker in Parliament, Haruna Iddrisu stated that the party has rejected the result and would contend it.

“Overwhelming evidence available makes it impossible for us to accept this spurious and hurried conclusion,” he said.

Mr Iddrisu expressed the party’s preparedness to take a decisive and concrete steps to overturn both presidential and parliamentary elections results.

“We intend to take decisive and concrete steps, both with the presidential and parliamentary results, to overturn this brazen and shameless attack on our democracy,” he added.

The results followed a contentious poll that both candidates had said they were leading based on their parties’ tallies.

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President Akufo-Addo won Monday’s polls with 51.59 per cent with Former President John Dramani Mahama securing 47.36 per cent of the votes.

Election-related violence
The Ghana Police Service said it recorded more than 60 incidents at Monday’s vote, in which President Akufo-Addo ran for re-election against his main rival Mahama and 10 other candidates.

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Five people have been killed in election-related violence since Monday, police said, marring what observers said was a well-organised vote.

Ghana is a country known for its stable democracy, but tensions rose on Tuesday after Mahama claimed to have won a parliamentary majority and warned President Akufo-Addo, of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), against stealing the vote.

Former President Mahama alleged that the government incited the military in a bid to sway the outcome, a claim the government said was false.

“You cannot use the military to try and overturn some of the results in constituencies that we have won. We will resist any attempts to subvert the sovereign will of the Ghanaian people,” he claimed.


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