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General News Sat, 7 Aug 2010

Wild jubilation by Nana Akufo-Addo's supporters

Accra, Aug. 7, GNA - The precincts of the headquarters of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in Accra was engulfed with wild jubilation by supporters of Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, before the final results were declared by the Electoral Commission (EC) that supervised the historic election of a flagbearer for the Party.

The jubilation continued at the Efua Sutherland Children's Park where the final results would be declared.

Madam Grace Omaboe, aka Maame Dokono, a popular actress, wearing a white apparel with NPP paraphernalia was among those singing and praising God for Nana Akufo-Addo's victory.

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Some supporters of the party were tooting their horns when they approached the party's headquarters.

Mr Mustapha Hamid, Spokesperson for Nana Akufo-Addo's Campaign Team, speaking to the media said, "even though they were aware Nana Akufo-Addo would win, we are surprised at the margin of the other aspirants".

He said Nana Akufo-Addo worked hard and managed to put his message across to the delegates during his campaign across the country, and "we are not surprised at the turn of events".

Source: GNA
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