The New Patriotic Party (NPP) says its 2020 presidential candidate, President Akufo-Addo is currently leading the NDC’s John Dramani Mahama with 6,085,708 valid votes which represent 52.72 percent.
According to the party, this is the highest number of votes to be secured by any presidential candidate in the Fourth Republic.
Speaking at a press conference organised by the party at 3am on Tuesday, General Secretary, John Boadu was optimistic the NPP has not only won the presidential race but will maintain a majority in parliament.
He explained that results collated by the party as of 2:15 am from pink sheets scanned and sent to its national headquarters in Accra, indicate that flagbearer Akufo-Addo is in a clear lead.
“Whereas we do not wish to declare that we have won the presidential race, we can confidently say that Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has secured a clear incontestable margin ahead of John Mahama.
“We will, however, as responsible citizens wait for the EC to declare the final results,” Mr Boadu added.
The General Secretary said with just 4,893 polling station results still left to go, “it will take much more than the usual propaganda from the NDC to flick this.”
The party also revealed that it has also won three of the five regions in northern Ghana.
John Boadu said for the first time, the NPP has been able to win the Hohoe seat in the Volta Region, and other seats in various strongholds of the opposition NDC.