Author Archives: VibeGhana

NDC may fight 2016 presidential results in court

The Governing National Democratic Congress (NDC) may challenge the results of the December 7 presidential elections in the Supreme Court should the Electoral Commission declare in favour of opposition leader Nana Akufo-Addo, Mr Abraham Amaliba, a member of the legal team of the party has said

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I will accept outcome of polls – President Mahama

President John Dramani Mahama on Friday gave the assurance that he would respect the outcome of last Wednesday’s elections, “whether positive or negative”. He was addressing supporters of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) who had called on him at his residence in Accra. “We are a party that respects the rule of law”, President Mahama emphasised. He said as the ...

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Mahama: allow the EC to work

President John Drama Mahama, has urged Ghanaians to wait for the Electoral Commission to release the official results of the 2016 Presidential election (Ghana). The incumbent president took to twitter on Friday morning to issue an advice to Ghanaians to allow the EC the opportunity to exercise its mandate. The tweet spotted by VibeGhana which was posted under the account ...

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EC Chair urges co-operation from party agents

Mrs Charlotte Osei, the Chairperson of the Electoral Commission (EC) has urged political parties that participated in the December 7 elections to urge their agents at the National Collation Centre to co-operate with the Commission to speed up the process. Mrs Osei who briefed the media at the EC headquarters in Accra on Friday morning, said the refusal of party ...

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Nana Addo appeals for calm

Emphatic on emerging the winner of the 2016 presidential elections, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo, Flagbearer of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) on Thursday called for calm as the Electoral Commission goes through the motions to declare the victor in the poll. “We have clinched a famous and historic victory…It is important that we remain calm. We have been through ...

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Congratulation Nana Akufo-Addo – PPP

We wish to congratulate Nana Addo Danquah Akufo-Addo, the presidential candidate of the New Patriotic Party, for winning the 2016 presidential polls. Available figures indicate that Nana Addo has taken an unassailable lead. We urge all stakeholders to respect the will of the people and concede to the winner to sustain our international democratic reputation and more importantly, guarantee the ...

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EC urged to maintain its integrity

The Electoral Commission (EC) has been urged to ensure that its credibility remains intact in the eyes of Ghanaians. “The integrity of the EC in Ghana’s political scenario is very important. We do not want that integrity to get damaged in any way,” Dr Emanuel Akwetey, the Executive Director of Institute of Democratic Governance, has said. Speaking in Accra on ...

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Security tighten at E.C.

The premises of the Electoral Commission (EC) is under a heavy guard by members of the security forces to forestall any eventualities as Ghanaians waited for the Commission's declaration of the December 7 polls

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