Donald Trump of the Republicans beat ruling Democrats’ Hillary Clinton to become the 45th president of the US.
“Our first duty is to protect the interest of the population… I can sense a great deal of desire for change in this room,” the former Attorney General told members of the Ghana Union of Traders Association (GUTA) as part of his campaign.
He added: “Everybody should come and ride on the back of the Elephant. The Elephant has entered the White House let us get the elephant in the Jubilee House – Ghana’s seat of government.”
Nana Akufo-Addo is eyeing the presidency for the third time after tasting two defeats in 2008 and 2012 against the late Professor John Evans Atta Mills and John Mahama respectively. A win for him in the 2016 elections will render Mahama as the first one-term president under the Fourth Republic.