Ghana Election 2016 : Nana Akuffo Addo Wins 2016 Election ; Provisional Results
Provisional results projected by the multimedia group has projected the presidential hopeful of the main opposition party NPP, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo as the likely winner of the 2016 presidential elections.
It is almost statistically impossible for President John Mahama to obtain 50% plus one required to win the presidential ballot.
Out of an estimated 10million votes, the winner needs 5,272,633 votes to win.
NPP candidate Akufo-Addo has 4,213,710 and needs 1,117,663 votes to cross the mark.
The NDC candidate and incumbent John Mahama has 3,710,702 votes from 206 constituencies provisionally declared.
With 69 constituencies left, 21 of which are in the NPP stronghold of the Ashanti and Eastern regions, John Mahama is unlikely to garner 1,561,931 votes to overturn the result. There is also uniformity of provisional results among the other media groups like the EIB Network and TV3 Network. Meanwhile the electoral commission of Ghana is yet to officially declare the winner of the 2016 presidential election.
By Amoaning Samuel
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