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General News of Saturday, 10 December 2016

Source: GhanaWeb

Dele Momodu congratulates Akufo-Addo

Chief Dele Momodu, CEO of Ovation Media Group has congratulated President-elect Nana Dankwa Akufo-Addo on the just concluded Wednesday's closely contested presidential election.



In his tweet, Chief Momodu also confirmed he has called President John Mahama for having the courage to concede defeat, while wishing him and his family well as Ghana move on with a new leadership.



Chief Momodu stirred the campaign atmosphere with a Special Edition of his Ovation International magazine dedicated to President Mahama’s four years administration, with a special focus on the infrastructural developments across the nation.

He severally – on different traditional and new media platforms - eulogized President Mahama’s visionary leadership and urged Ghanaians to give him a second chance; a development which spurred lots of criticism and debate on whether he has the right to support a presidential candidate as a foreigner.

The Electoral Commission chairperson, Mrs Charlotte Osei few hours ago however declared the New Patriotic Party flagbearer Akufo-Addo winner - with 5,7160226 (53.85%) while President Mahama polled 4,713,277 (44.40%).