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Join us in wishing The 5th and incumbent president of the 4th Republic of Ghana,  President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, the Vice President and all the new members of parliament  a huge congratulations!

Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia was also sworn in as the Vice President of Ghana.

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Dignitaries who attended the swearing in of Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo- Addo and  Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia includes: Former President of Ghana, H.E. John Kufuor,  President Alassane Ouattara of Cote D’Ivoire, US Ambassador to Ghana Honorable Stephanie S. Sullivan..

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Listen Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo- Addo Full Inauguration Speech and all the highights below

 

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Photo Credit: Nana Akufo Addo | Twinsdntbeg

God Bless Ghana and Make the Nation Great and Strong

Unlike other African counties who have experienced violence in their elections, Ghana remains relatively free from violence during elections due to its peaceful democratic change of government since becoming a republic and conducted its first general elections in 1992.

Known as a multi-party democratic state since 1992, the votes cast by the citizens have always been huge among only two parties, the NPP and NDC making them the major parties to rotate power smoothly since 1992 in the country.

 

The electoral commission of Ghana continues to take significant steps to ensure peaceful, free and fair elections before, during and after elections.

The steps involve institutional bodies locally and internationally that influence elections in the country to administer free and fair elections through, in-depth monitoring of voting, setting up task forces to ensure safety and security at polling stations, investigating electoral registrations and initiating public awareness campaigns for peace.

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Over the years, elections were conducted among the various constituencies and polling stations among the 10 regions of the country.

Nonetheless, under the NPP administration led by the incumbent president Nana Akufo Addo, which began in January 07 2016, as part of the party’s policies was the extra division of some regions due to large distance between the capital cities leading to less developmental projects in cities far from the capital cities.

Hence Monday December 07 elections in Ghana was conducted among sixteen regions including, the Western North, Western, Bono, Bono East, Ahafo, Oti, North East, Savanna Regions carved out of the then Western, Brong Ahafo, Northern and Volta Regions of Ghana.

A total of 275 constituencies represented in parliament, there were 33,000 polling stations where more than 17 million registered voters were expected to cast their votes around the sixteen regions in Ghana to elect a president from 12 presidential candidates including the two main political party’s contestants, incumbent NPP’s Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo and opposition NDC’s John Dramani Mahama.

Also, representatives of the 275 constituencies in parliament to be elected by electorates from a total of 918 contestants among the 16 regions.

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Although after 48 hours of painstaking vote counting without the official declarations of the results by the electoral commission of Ghana, provisional result projections endorsed by the electoral commission of Ghana according to reports, shows that the NPP or the ruling party is in a comfortable position to rule on a second term with a little over 50 percent against NDC John Dramani’s about 48 percent from 14 regions, out of 16 regions.

 

So far, the numbers from the strong holds of the party rivals gives quite close gaps unlike the elections in the past years. The swing regions which are the central and western regions shows narrow margin between the leading party NPP and opposition party, NDC.

Reports trooping in have also revealed that the NDC parliamentary candidates are likely to obtain more than half of the seats in parliaments making the elections “skirt and blouse” if NPP’s Akufo Addo should be officially declared as president of the 5th Republic.

 

Party officials and Ghanaians at this point are waiting patiently for the final verdict from the EC. Stay tuned for more updates.

YEAR OF RETURN, PROS AND CONS, BENEFITS TO GHANA AND ITS EFFECT ON THE NPP IN 2020 ELECTIONS.

In September 2018, in Washington D.C, the president of Ghana, His Excellency Nana Addo Dankwah Akuffo – Addo officially declared August 2019 as “year of Return”.

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The “Year of return “, is an initiative by the Ghana government to give room for Africans abroad to embark on a birth-right journey to visit Africa.

Especially Ghana, in remembrance of the early batch of Africans who were persuasively sent from Africa to the united states of America to go through times of agony, denial and embarrassment, four hundred (400) years ago.

 

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It is believed that, the idea of inviting Africans from the diaspora will serve a union between the Africans on the continent and their families across the globe.

Addressing the media, the chief executive officer of the Ghana Tourism Authority,

Mr Akwasi Agyeman made the public aware of some benefit this event has brought to the Ghanaian economy and its relationship with the developed countries.

He said that, the year of return has contributed to an increase in the economy of Ghana in the sense that,

a lot of ‘Black’ Americans have visited the country as a result, profits have been made into tourist sites, airlines, guesthouses, arts and eateries.

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Also, apart from it being a year of visitation and commemoration, Ghana is likely to gain recognition in terms of tourism internationally.

However, with all the above-mentioned merits, there could be some glitches, taking into consideration the larger effect on the economy.

Thus, inflation could be activated in the local economy since services made to foreigners are increased with the mindset that foreigners are rich and this could affect the

 

New Patriotic Party Negatively in the 2020 election.

Whatever the outcome of the election next year, one thing is for sure,

President Akuffo Addo has introduced Ghana to the world in a way that no other Ghanaian Government has ever than…

Countdown to 2016 Ghana Elections: Less Than 48 hrs To  Go!! Who are you rooting for Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo (New Patriotic Party -NPP)  or current President John Dramani Mahama (NDC) and why?

President John Mahama & Nana Akufo-Addo
President John Mahama & Nana Akufo-Addo

“We want a new direction for our nation. John Dramani Mahama is the biggest threat to the future of our nation, and we have to work hard between now and December to kick him out of office.” ~Nana Akufo-Addo

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More about Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo  by visiting nanaakufoaddo.org

President John Dramani Mahama has 28 reasons why he deserves a second term… Read more at: johnmahama.org May God guide all Ghanaian voters on election day (7th Decemeber 2016) and also Continue to bless our homeland Ghana!  

President John Dramani Mahama

 

Photos credit: John Dramani Mahama & Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo

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