Presidential candidate for the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has won the tightly contested 2020 general election.

After failing to meet the 24-hour timeline, the Electoral Commission (EC), Wednesday, declared the much-anticipated results of the 2020 Presidential general election.

President-elect Nana Akufo-Addo polled 6,730, 413 which is 51.59% of the total votes cast nationwide on December 7.

National Democratic Congress’ (NDC) Presidential candidate John Mahama, his closest contender, polled 6, 214, 889 which gave him 47.36% of the total votes cast.

Addressing a press conference at the wee hours on Tuesday, Chairperson for the EC, Jean Mensah apologised for failing to meet the 24-hour timeline.

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