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General News of Saturday, 10 December 2016

Source: GhanaWeb

The moment Mahama called Akufo-Addo to concede

Minutes to the Electoral Commission’s official declaration, President John Dramani Mahama made a congratulatory call to the NPP Flagbearer, Nana Akufo-Addo, to concede defeat.

Nana Akufo-Addo yesterday was endorsed as the Newly Elected President by the Electoral Commission of Ghana following a complete win by a 53.85% margin in the elections.

Prior to this, President Mahama congratulated the NPP Flagbearer over his victory in the polls.
President-elect Nana Akufo-Addo in the conversation expressed gratitude to President Mahama for making a bold step to congratulate him following his victory in the just ended polls.

“Mr. President, I realise this is a very difficult moment for you, thank you very much….thank you for your service”; he stated.