President Akufo-Addo will today deliver his last state of the Nation Address for his first term in office.
The Address will be delivered in Parliament.
The President is expected to give accounts of developments in the country over the last year.
He will also give hints of his plans as he sets to begin his term. The address will be delivered to a sharply divided House as the NDC MPs continue to protest over the results of the 2020 polls.
In a keenly contested election, the Chairperson of the EC Wednesday evening announced that NPP’s Nana Akufo-Addo polled 6,730,413 votes, representing 51.59% while the flagbearer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), John Dramani Mahama placed second, garnering 6,214,889 which represents 47.36% of the total ballots cast.
The figures according to the EC exclude results from the Techiman South constituency.
Total valid votes cast, according to the Electoral Commission, was 13,434,574 representing 79% of total registered voters.
This is the second time the Mr Akufo-Addo has defeated Mr Mahama in an election. In 2016 Akufo-Addo beat his closest contender wrestle the presidency from him. That victory came after Mr Mahama defeated Akufo-Addo in the 2012 elections.
Source: Starr fm