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General News of Friday, 9 December 2016

Source: GhanaWeb

President Mahama breaks silence after Opposition

President Mahama has broken his silence on the outcome of the elections hours after the opposition NPP declared themselves winners of the 2016 general election.

The President has remained silent even as leading media houses such as Multimedia Group has projected victory for the opposition NPP, confirming their claim of an emphatic victory.

The opposition had earlier held a press conference, to declare their candidate Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, winner of the general election although the EC is yet to announce the results of the polls.

In a tweet via his Twitter handle, President Mahama encouraged everyone to keep calm and await the official declaration by the Electoral Commission, the constitutionally mandated body. He reiterated his committed to accept the outcome of this years election.