Former President Mahama wins NDC flag bearer race

Former President John Mahama has won a landslide victory in the National Democratic Congress flag bearer contest with almost 253 constituencies votes counted.

With a total of 253 out of the 276 constituencies counted, the former president has chalked almost 96 per cent making him the clear winner of the race. Many NDC supporters believes that, John Mahama is the only credible candidate who can bring the Nana Addo administration to an end  in the 2020 general election. 

Mr Mahama polled 213,487 votes representing 95.23% of the total votes cast to beat the six other contestants to lead the largest opposition party in the 2020 general elections.

Prof. Joshua Alabi came second with 3,404 votes representing 1.52% of the total valid votes cast.

Mr Alban Kingsford Sumani Bagbin came third, polling 2,301 votes representing 1.03% of the total votes cast.

Goosie Tanoh also came fourth with 2,091 votes representing 0.93%.

Ekwow Spio Garbrah polled 1,447 votes which represents 0.65% of the total votes.

Mr Sylvester Mensah, secured 934 of valid votes cast representing o.42 percent.

The seventh was Nurudeen Iddrisu with 520 votes representing 0.23%

Former President Mahama prior to the elections has promised to unite the NDC and also worked harder with the grassroots to win the 7 December 2020 general elections.