President John Dramani Mahama has called to congratulate Nana Addo Danquah Akufo Addo.
According to Peace FM’s reporter, Naana Ntiri, President Mahama called the Presidential candidate of the NPP to concede defeat.
“A few minutes ago, at 7:51pm, the President of the Republic and the NDC presidential candidate, H.E. John Dramani Mahama, called me on the phone to congratulate me on my victory in the presidential election of 7th December 2016.
He wished me the best of luck and God’s blessings, and assured me of his full co-operation in organizing the transition from his administration to mine.
I thanked him for this graceful gesture, which is in the finest traditions of Ghanaian statesmanship and, on my part, assured him of my cooperation for a successful transition.
I also thanked him for his service to our nation and said that I felt sure that his contribution to the welfare of our Republic was by no means over” he wrote on his facebook page.
Meanwhile, there has been shouts of jubilation on the streets of Accra and elsewhere in the country after news broke that President Mahama had conceded defeat.