Akufo-Addo to address nation tonight on 2020 polls

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The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo will address the nation tonight, Sunday, December 6, 2020, on the country’s upcoming presidential and parliamentary polls.

The address is scheduled for 8 pm.

President Akufo-Addo is expected to use the address to assure the nation of the security put in place for the exercise to ensure that it is peaceful.

He is also expected to urge citizens to go out in their numbers to vote.

President Akufo-Addo and former President, John Dramani Mahama have already signed a peace pact on behalf of their respective parties to publicly demonstrate their committment to peace before, during and after the elections.

About election 2020

Ghanaians will on Monday December 7, 2020, go to the polls to elect a President and 275 Members of Parliament (MPs) to steer the affairs of the country for the next four years.

A total of 17,027,655 registered voters are expected to cast their ballot at about 33,367 polling stations across the country.

According to the Electoral Commission (EC), voting will commence at 7 am and end at 5 pm on election day.

In all, 12 candidates are on the ballots seeking to be elected as President of Ghana.

They are; Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo (NPP), John Dramani Mahama (NDC), Christian Kwabena Andrews (GUM), Ivor Kobina Greenstreet (CPP), Akua Donkor (GFP), Henry Herbert Lartey (GCPP), Hassan Ayariga (APC), Percival Kofi Akpaloo (LPG), David Asibi Ayindenaba Apasera (PNC), Brigitte Akosua Dzogbenuku (PPP), Nana Konadu Agyeman Rawlings (NDP) and Alfred Kwame Asiedu Walker, (Independent Candidate).

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