Election 2020: Polls close in Ghana

Polls have officially closed in Ghana, marking yet another record-breaking peaceful election day across the West African nation.

Election 2020: Polls close in Ghana

Polls have officially closed in Ghana, marking yet another record-breaking peaceful election day across the West African nation.

At exactly 17:00 local time on Monday, polling stations across the length and breadth of Ghana had officially closed.

Voters who are still in line when polling closes will be permitted to cast their vote.

Millions of Ghanaians on Monday participated in a high stakes elections to cast ballots as they decide whether to hand Akufo-Addo another four-year term or give John Mahama’s rescue mission a try.

Ghanaians on Monday went to the polls to elect a president and some 275 parliamentarians.

A total of 12 Presidential candidates contested this election.

But out of the 12, two top candidates, including the NPP’s Nana Akufo-Addo and the NDC’s John Mahama are favourites in the high stakes election.

Over 17 million voters were expected to partake in today’s voting.

This is Ghana’s eighth election since the return of multiparty democracy in 1992.