President Akufo-Addo has given the strongest indication he will accept the outcome of the 2020 polls.
Speaking at the 3rd Peace Pact between the two main political parties ahead of the election, he said the NPP will accept the outcome of the elections.
“It is in the interest of political parties to ensure that there is no tension and that there is a truly peaceful atmosphere in this country. We in the NPP want a credible election conducted in a peaceful and tranquil atmosphere.”
“We are setting the track record that will make Ghanaians vote to renew our mandate. 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. 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.”
He added: ”We, in the NPP, want a credible election, conducted in a peaceful and tranquil atmosphere. We are certain we have a track record that will make Ghanaians vote to renew our mandate. Just as it was in 2016, we want this victory to be sweet and incontestable.
I have said that we believe in elections, and I am happy to give my word that we shall accept the verdict of the people of Ghana. Above all, I pledge that the peace, unity, and safety of Ghana will be our primary consideration.”
The president and Mr. Mahama signed the six-point peace pact which was witnessed by the Chief Justice and witnessed by Sheikh Dr. Osman Nuhu Sharubutu, National Chief Imam, Reverend Dr. Ernest Adu-Gyamfi, Chairman of the National Peace Council, Ogyeahohuo Yaw Gyebi II, President of the National House of Chiefs and Executive Director of the Institute for Democratic Governance.