"I thank all Ghanaians for confidence reposed in me- President Mahama"
News Date: 10th December 2012
President John Dramani Mahama has commended Ghanaians for the confidence they have reposed in him by voting massively for him to clinch a one-time victory over his political opponents.
He said: "I accept the declaration and verdict of the Electoral Commission with humility and will like to commend all Ghanaians for the confidence they have reposed in me."
President Mahama, who was speaking to Journalists at his Cantonment official residence in Accra after the declaration of Dr Kwadwo Afari-Gyan, Chairman of the Electoral Commission also thanked God for guiding Ghanaians through a sixth successive general election.
Flanked by the leadership of the National Democratic Congress and family members, President Mahama called on other candidates that contested him to respect the voice of Ghanaians.
"We must celebrate together as Ghanaians and refrain from anything that will derail the peace and unity we have enjoyed over the years," President Mahama added.
President Mahama promised to discharge his duties as the President of the Republic diligently to the satisfaction of all Ghanaians irrespective of their geographical location.