The Ghana Union Movement’s (GUM), Reverend Christian Kwabena Andrews, also known as Osofo Kyiri Abosom has emerged third in the 2020 presidential polls.
This comes on the back of pre-election surveys which predicted such a scenario.
Reverend Kwabena Andrews obtained 105,565 representing 0.805% out of the 13,434,574 votes cast.
This was announced by the Returning Officer of the 2020 presidential election, Jean Mensa, today, December 9, 2020.
The Presidential Candidate of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Nana Akufo-Addo won the race with 6,730,413 votes representing 51.59% while flagbearer of the National Democratic Congress, John Dramani Mahama placed second, securing 6,214,889 which represents 47.36% of the total ballots cast.
The figures, however, exclude results from the Techiman South constituency.
Reverend Christian Kwabena Andrews is the founder and leader of Life Assembly Worship Center.
This is the first time Mr. Kwabena Andrews is contesting in the presidential race.
The GUM flagbearer, prior to the declaration of results by the EC conceded defeat and congratulated President Akufo-Addo for emerging winner of this year’s elections.