The National Patriotic Party (NPP) Presidential candidate, Nana Akufo has boasted ahead of the release of the election result. He noted that he is rest assured that they have won President John Mahma in a landslide victory.
Speaking to a rowdy crowd of New Patriotic Party (NPP) supporters gathered at his private residence, Akufo-Addo said he was “confident” he (John Mahama) has been defeated.
Mahama despite the electoral agency not yet releasing the official results. “We the NPP are quietly confident that we have won a famous and historic victory,” Akufo-Addo said, calling for his supporters to be patient and peaceful.
“It’s going to be an anxious time, I know, until the results are formally declared.”
From the latest poll, Nana Akufo and John Mahama are the last men standing as other candidates have lost out.
The Electoral Commission also crave the indulgence of the citizens to exercise patience. The commission assured that the result will be released soon.
“Please be patient,” electoral commission head Charlotte Osei said at a press conference. “Accuracy is more important than speed.”
Following “possible instances of over-voting” the commission had previously said that the tallies would be subject to extra verification.