Ghanaians nationwide will today, Monday, December 7, 2020, go to the polls to elect a President and the various Members of Parliament (MPs).
The contest which features our ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) and the biggest opposition party, the National Democratic Congress (NDC) will go head to head in the Presidential and the Parliamentary race.
Meanwhile, there are Nine(9) other aspirants contesting on the tickets of other political parties and One(1) independent candidates.
The Presidential race is expected to be keen in that, the candidates of the two gaint political parties have both served the nation for the first term and hoping for a final term.
Ghanaians have weighed their options and have decided already.
Voters all over the country will be exercising their democratic franchise in all 274 constituencies, as they elect their representatives in parliament too.
However, both President Akufo-Addo and Mahama signed and smoked the peace pipe last Friday to maintain the peace and stability of the country.
The President pledged to accept the outcome of the presidential election on December 7.
“I have said that we believe in election and I have given my word that we shall accept the verdict of the people of Ghana,” Akufo-Addo stated.
“Above all, the peace, unity, and safety of Ghana will be our primary consideration. May God bless our homeland Ghana and make us great and strong.”
Also, NDC Presidential Candidate John Dramani Mahama also pledged to ensure the peace and stability of the country before and after the election.
“As we end our campaigns tomorrow and prepare to vote on Monday, I pledge to ensure peace and preserve the stability of our dear nation.
“Elections are about counting heads not cutting heads. And, so, we will work toward peace,”Mahama said.