General News of Monday, 10 December 2012

Source: XYZ

I am overwhelmed by the victory - Prez Mahama

President John Dramani says his victory in the just ended Presidential elections is one for all Ghanaians.

Addressing the media at his residence after the results were announced by the EC, President Mahama said “I want to thank Ghanaians for the confidence reposed in me… All Ghanaians have won.”

He said he is overwhelmed by the victory and hopes that every Ghanaian can participate in the process to transforming the country.

"I am humbled by this decision of the Ghanaian people. Let's respect the will of the people," he said.

He congratulated his team for working hard towards victory and said it was time for Ghanaians to unite to develop the nation. “We must celebrate together as Ghanaians,” he said.

President Mahama also thanked the EC for working assiduously on the biometric voting system despite the technical hitches faced in the process.

He called on all the political parties to respect the voice of the people, saying “the voice of the people is the voice of God.”