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Update: Nana Akufo-Addo Overtakes John Mahama In Ghana Election

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Latest results from the polls suggest incumbent Nana Akufo-Addo of the National Progressive Party (NPP) is in the lead.

The commission has so far released the results of eleven of Ghana’s 16 provinces.

  • Incumbent Nana Akufo-Addo of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) received 1,500,310 votes.

As of Wednesday afternoon, the results of the 11 provincial elections have been announced as follows:

  • Upper West: NPP: 121,230 – NDC: 238,972
  • North East: NPP: 122,742 – NDC: 112,306
  • East Bono: NPP: 292, 604 – NDC: 203,329
  • Oti: NPP: 103,865 – NDC: 181,021
  • Voltage: NPP: 100,481 – NDC: 606,508
  • Ahafo: NPP: 145,584 – NDC: 116,485
  • Ashanti: NPP 1,795, 824 -NDC 653, 149
  • Savanna: NDC 144, 244 -NPP 80.60
  • Upper East: NDC 335, 502 -NPP 170, 340
  • Western Region: NPP 439, 724 -NDC 398, 549
  • Central: NPP: 613,804 – NDC: 538,829

Naija News recalls that an estimated 17 million Ghanaian participated in the presidential and parliamentary elections on Monday.

Voting took place in more than 38,000 polling stations in 16 regions of Ghana.