General News of Wed, 19 Dec 2012105
Gazetted...Declaration Of Ghana's President-Elect
Constitutional Instrument 80 DECLARATION OF PRESIDENT-ELECT, INSTRUMENT, 2012
IN exercise of the powers conferred on the Electoral Commission under Article 63 (9) of the 1992 Constitution of the Republic of Ghana, this Instrument is hereby made.
Mr. John Dramani Mahama, the National Democratic Congress Party (NDC) presidential candidate having, in the Presidential election held on the 7th day of December, 2012, pursuant to Article 63 (3) of the Constitution, obtained more than fifty percent of the total number of valid votes cast at the election is hereby declared elected as the President of Ghana at the election of the President.
Given under my hand and seal in Accra this Monday, the 10th day of December,2012.
DR. KWADWO AFARI-GYAN Chairman, Electoral Commission
Date of Gazette notification: 11th December, 2012.