Akufo-Addo

By Kazeem Ugbodaga

Ghana’s President, Nana Akufo-Addo on Friday said he would accept the verdict of the people of Ghana in Monday’s presidential election.

Ghana holds its presidential election on 7 December.

A former President, John Dramani Mahama is contesting against the incumbent, Akufo-Addo who is seeking a second term.

Mahama, a former Ghana’s president between 24 July 2012 to 7 January 2017, is vying for the poll under the National Democratic Congress, NDC, as the opposition party, while the incumbent President, Nana Akufo-Addo is vying for a second term under the New Patriotic Party, NPP.

However, Akufo-Addo, in a tweet on Friday said he believed in elections and that he was happy to give his words that he would accept the verdict of the people of Ghana.

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He pledged that peace, unity and safety of Ghana would be his primary consideration.

“I have said that we believe in elections, and I am happy to give my word that we shall accept the verdict of the people of Ghana. Above all, I pledge that the peace, unity and safety of Ghana will be our primary consideration,” he tweeted.