Skip to comments.Ghana president re-elected, a result opposition claims was “manipulated”
Posted on 12/09/2012 10:08:56 PM PST by Olog-hai
Ghanas election commission announced Sunday night that the West African nations president won re-election, though the main opposition party says it has credible evidence the results were manipulated.
In a statement streamed live on the Internet, Electoral Commission Chairman Kwadwo Afari-Gyan declared John Dramani Mahama president-elect after securing 50.7% of the vote. Nana Akufo-Addo, the candidate for the New Patriotic Party (NPP), garnered 47.7% of the vote, according to the commission.
But reiterating claims made earlier that the vote had been manipulated, the New Patriotic Party issued a statement it has credible evidence (that) undermines the integrity of the electoral process and the results.
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