Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and the New Patriotic Party’s ‘4 more to accomplish more’ dream has become a reality as the Electoral Commission has announced the applicant victor of the December 7, 2020, official surveys.
At a press conference at the Commission’s central command in Accra to report the consequences of the official survey which was a re-appointment push for officeholder Nana Akufo-Addo and previous president John Dramani Mahama of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), the Electoral Commissioner, Jean Mensa pronounced that the president has been held.
Nana Akufo-Addo surveyed 6,730,413, speaking to 51.595% while John Mahama earned 6, 214, 889 speaking to 47.366% in the eighth political decision in the fourth Republic that had twelve competitors.
Possessing the third position is Ghana Union Movement (GUM), with 105,565 speaking to 0.85%
Show People’s Party (CPP) came fourth with 12,215 (0.093%), trailed by Ghana Freedom Party who surveyed 5,575, speaking to 0.042%.
Incredible Consolidated Popular Party is next with 3,574 (0.02%), People’s National Convention with 10,887 speaking to 0.083%; Progressive People’s Party, 6,848 (0.052%), National Democratic Party, 6,612, (0.050%) and taking the last position is Alfred Kwame Asiedu Walker, an autonomous competitor, 9,703 (0.074%).
The Electoral Commission showed that these outcomes were without those from the Techiman South electorate as they were all the while being challenged. She anyway kept up, that regardless of whether the whole outcomes from the said voting demographic was added to that of Mr. John Mahama, he would even now be behind to the extent the rate edge for winning is concerned.
Discussions before the declaration
The NDC had on three events guaranteed victors and forewarned that any endeavor by the EC to rub the figures to transform their possible win into an annihilation would accompany “genuine results”. John Mahama who tended to the third public interview on December 8, without beating around the bush, said the gathering “would oppose any endeavor to undermine the desire of the individuals”.
Mr. Mahama motioned and blamed the President for depending on undemocratic intends to take the desire of the individuals.
“Some of what’s going on is unsatisfactory and Nana Akufo-Addo keeps on indicating accreditations that are undemocratic. You can’t utilize the military to attempt to topple a portion of the outcomes in bodies electorate that we have won and, along these lines, we would oppose any endeavor to sabotage the sovereign will of the individuals. The proper thing must be finished.
“We’ve examined our outcomes and we thank the Ghanaian individuals for the certainty they have in us and we will give further subtleties later … and our kin ought to try to avoid panicking as we sit tight for the last decision however we are glad that Ghanaians have decided in favor of progress”, he said.
The EC accordingly anyway said the cycle renders results immune to control. At a press preparation same day, Chairperson Jean Mensa having noticed the worries stated: “The cycle that we have is an exceptionally straightforward and participatory cycle and I think each intrigued Ghanaian knows that at the surveying station, we hosted a political get-together specialist with our authorities at the surveying station.”
The Chief Executive Officer of the Atta Mills Institute, Koku Anyidoho, who is the quick previous General Secretary of the NDC anyway appeared to have a view in opposition to what his gathering communicated. In a meeting, he depicted the lead of the current year’s parliamentary and official surveys as “super, free and reasonable.”
“The discretionary cycle itself, as far as I might be concerned, Jean Mensa and her EC, as we have recognized all from the times of Nana Oduro Nimapau to Justice Ofori Boateng to Dr Afari Gyan through Charlotte Osei and now Jean Mensa, as a country, we should simply tap ourselves on the shoulder and state we have advanced since 1992,” he commented.
“This is the eighth and this year, what Jean Mensa and the EC have done is super. The underlying account as though to state the BVDs have been modified to run the political decision toward one ideological group isn’t accurate. Those BDVs were not customized to run the political race toward one ideological group, it checks everyone… ” Mr. Anyidoho added.
Early Wednesday, a few allies of the NDC raged the EC office to request assertion of results. A portion of the allies who addressed GhanaWeb asserted they had picked reports an appointment from the National Peace Council had made a beeline for the home of Mr. Mahama to convince him to surrender rout.
The activity of the allies inspired a response from State security as they raged the spot of combination.
“The security has done well overall. They’ve been proficient,” GhanaWeb’s George Ayisi detailed.
As commonplace of each political race, the current year’s had endless surveys constantly from various elements and essentially all were supportive of Nana Akufo-Addo. Surveyor Ben Ephson and a study by the Political Science Department of the University of Ghana (UG), for example, anticipated a one touch triumph for Akufo-Addo. While Ben Ephson tipped Akufo-Addo to win with 52.6%, UG’s was 51.7%. John Mahama was to put second with 45.7% and 40.4% individually.
The NDC, notwithstanding, eagerly ruined the surveys as they scrutinized the philosophy.
Nana Akufo-Addo and the NPP had on a few stages promoted the accomplishments of the public authority and the should be held. He invested wholeheartedly in the presentation of the Free Senior High School, Planting for Food and Jobs, One District One Factory strategies; development of some significant streets and the presentation of prominent social intercessions which he said the NDC in spite of being a social leftist couldn’t offer the Ghanaian public.
In its arrangement record named ‘Administration of administration: Protecting our advancement changing Ghana for all’, the NPP, among others vowed that whenever held, every single tertiary understudy – aside from instructor and medical caretaker learners getting recompenses – will get the alternative to acquire an understudy loan without the necessity of an underwriter.
It additionally vowed to put aside $100 million as a seed into another National Rental Assistance Scheme (NRAS) it plans to set up to address convenience issues and fabricate 94 provincial and region clinics the nation over.
The NDC, then again, blamed Akufo-Addo for neglecting to ensure the public tote as guaranteed, charging that he has rather been securing wrongdoers since he was profound established in the infection. The gathering likewise blamed the president for running a ‘loved ones government in spite of the fact that he condemned the NDC of doing same when he was in resistance. Akufo-Addo was not saved of allegations of unreasonable getting and fumble of the economy. For the NDC, the best individual to recover the nation from the financial entanglement and what it named as the ‘wreck’ of the Akufo-Addo-drove government was its ‘upright’ competitor John Mahama.
The NDC in what it named ‘The People’s Manifesto’, guaranteed to make Technical and Vocational Education Training (TVET) without cost at all levels, authorize okada business to make more positions just as acquaint the National Apprenticeship Program with diminish streetism and check joblessness.
Both ideological groups, true to form pooh-poohed the approaches of one another, made charges all in the mission to persuade electorates they are the best to deal with the undertakings of the nation.
The strict front seemed partitioned with some prominent ministers and Islamic churches giving predictions that supported the two players. Head of Glorious Word and Power Ministry, Reverend Isaac Owusu Bempah, and Prophet Elisha Salifu Amoako of Alive Chapel International, with no quibble, said it was an inescapable result that Akufo-Addo would win.
“As I address you in the profound domain, Akufo-Addo is as yet on the seat. I see 52% for Akufo-Addo,” said Elisha Salifu Amoako.
For Owusu Bempah, God had dismissed John Mahama on the grounds that he had dirtied his hands with blood. “I need to reveal to him [John Mahama] to comprehend that every one of his missions the nation over will yield no outcome.”
The story was not the same as according to Prophet Emmanuel Badu Kobi, Glorious Wave Church International; Nigel Gaisie, Prophetic Hill Church Prophet; and Mallam Shamuna Uztaz Jibril, an Islamic pastorate as they forecasted John Mahama’s triumph.
Paranoid fears and numerological understandings of polling form paper positions
The NPP went into the December 7 decisions with the mantra “4 More 4 Nana”. During the balloting, the NPP delegate picked the main (1) spot. In the first round of balloting to decide the request for balloting for positions, nonetheless, the NPP picked number four (4), which means their delegate was to be the fourth individual in goes to pick a number.
The NPP made various translations to their main (1) recognize, all of which as indicated by them fortified their mission message. The gathering said its position was vital as it connotes the gathering’s accomplishments just as a one-contact triumph.
The NDC, then again, picked number two (2) and deciphered it as the second happening to John Mahama. While it said the NPP’s number 1 spot means that Akufo-Addo will be one-term president, the NPP said NDC’s number two (2) spot implies a second annihilation for John Mahama who lost in 2016.