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Ghanaian President, Nana Akufo-Addo wins re-election.
President Nana Akufo-Addo of Ghana has been declared winner of the 2020 election.
Akufo-Addo, who ran under the platform of New Patriotic Party (NPP), was declared winner of the election by Jean Mensah, the chairperson of the electoral commission of Ghana on Wednesday evening, December 9.
According to Mensah, Akufo-Addo polled a total of 6,730,430 votes to defeat his main rival and former President John Mahama who polled 6,214,889 votes.
Mensah said the total valid votes cast during the election were 30,434,574, representing 79 percent of registered voters.
The Ondo State Security Network Agency, Amotekun, on Wednesday said some herdsmen attacked its operatives on a farm at Osi Community, in Akure North Local Government Area of the state, while the operatives were trying to settle a rift between them and the farmers in the community.
The operatives of the agency were said to have moved to the community, following a distress call from the farmers that cows had destroyed their farms in the area.
The state Commander of Amotekun, Chief Adetunji Adeleye, who disclosed this to journalists in Akure, the state capital, however, said one of the herdsmen was arrested with dangerous weapons while 16 cows were seized by the operatives...CLICK HERE TO CONTINUE READING