General News of Thursday, 7 December 2017Source: www.ghanaweb.comHow NPP's Akufo-Addo beat NDC's John Mahama in 2016 to become PresidentNana Akufo-Addo beat John Mahama in the December 2016 polls to be PresidentExactly a year ago today, Ghanaians gave the nod to the then Presidential candidate of the New Patriotic Party, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to steer the affairs of the country. President John Mahama and Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia got into a war of words after the latter described the tenure of the incumbent President as one riddled with incompetency. Celebrity endorsementsMembers of the Culture and Creative Arts Industry fraternity were mainly divided into two groups with some of them endorsing the incumbent President John Mahama and others, NPP's Nana Akufo-Addo. Mrs. Charlotte Osei eventually declared the winner of the Presidential and Parliamentary elections few hours after the concession speech of President John Mahama. The National Democratic Congress (NDC) presidential candidate, President John Mahama was trounced by the NPP presidential candidate, Nana Akufo-Addo in a fiercely contested election.
Source: GhanaWeb December 07, 2017 05:48 UTC