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General News of Friday, 9 December 2016


JOY congratulates Akufo-Addo; offers to help his gov’t

Nana Akufo-Addo, President-elect, [L], and JOY Nana Akufo-Addo, President-elect, [L], and JOY

Independent candidate Jacob Osei Yeboah has congratulated the President-elect, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on his victory in the December 7 presidential election.

He also applauded President John Dramani Mahama for showing statesmanship by conceding defeat ahead of the Friday night official declaration by the Electoral Commission.

“Today, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has well and truly won that democratic battle, he said, and described the victory as ultimate win for the people of Ghana. You have fought a good fight and deservedly chalked victory. “I have again called, Nana Akuffo-Addo, The President-Elect, to congratulate him for this victory chalked. Indeed, Ghana is the ultimate winner,” he said in a statement issued a while ago.

“I also want to use this opportunity to commend President John Mahama for honourably conceding defeat. I equally sent a message to President Mahama “Thank you Mr. President JDM for the Nobel statesmanship shown. I am proud of you”. Meanwhile, Mr Osei Yeboah has offered to help in an Akufo-Addo government to prosecute his campaign agenda, “Ghana will work again”.

“On this note, I want to assure Nana Addo, our President Elect of my unflinching support including making myself available anytime to contribute my quota in helping him prosecute the ” Ghana will work again” agenda.

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