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  • The Supreme Court of Ghana has upheld President Nana Akufo Addo election victory.

  • The ruling has been grudgingly accepted by runner up John Mahama, who maintains the legitimacy of his challenge over alleged irregularities in the results.

  • Akufo Addo was declared the winner of the December 7th vote with almost 52% to Mohammed's just over 47%.

  • Former President Mohamed claimed votes were added to the Cova Otto's total in some polling stations, pushing him above the 50% threshold needed to avoid a runoff.

  • The court says his allegations are without merit.

  • Mohammed says he has had to accept the judgment but does not believe the challenge has been dealt with properly.

  • Mohammed Akufo Addo first went head to head in a 2012 presidential election.

  • At that time, Akufo Addo launched a formal challenge that was eventually rejected two, then incumbent Mohammed's victory in a case that dragged on for eight months.

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Ghana Supreme court upholds president's election victory

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    林宜悉 posted on 2021/03/08
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