According to the embassy, the election was organized in a peaceful, free and fair manner that further deepens the democracy of Ghana. The statement further stated that people who are challenging the results should not hinder the hard-earned reputation of Ghana as the shining example of democracy in the region and across the world.
Read the full statement below:
“Accra, GHANA— U.S. Ambassador to Ghana Stephanie S. Sullivan applauds Ghana on its successful elections on December 7, 2020 and congratulates President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on his re-election. The elections were conducted in a free, fair, and peaceful manner, while protecting the wellbeing of Ghanaians during the COVID-19 global pandemic. The United States expects that any electoral disputes would be resolved through established legal channels, in keeping with Ghana’s hard-earned reputation as a shining example of democracy in the region and across the world.
The U.S. government stands ready to continue our strong partnership with the government and people of Ghana to advance our shared prosperity.”