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Officials in charge of the Independence Square, venue for the swearing in ceremony of the President-elect, say all is set for the event.
They told XYZ News the venue has been given a facelift to host the ceremony. Preparation works at Square are expected to end on Saturday.
Ben Nunoo Nartey, a Presidential Staffer who is one of the supervisors of the ongoing face-lifting job at the Independence Square ahead of the President’s inauguration on Monday said, the place will be ready by the due date.
President Mahama won the December 7 and 8 polls with 50.70 per cent as against his closest rival, Nana Akufo-Addo’s 47.74 per cent.
Nana Akufo-Addo and the NPP are however challenging the results in court. They are accusing the Electoral Commission and the National Democratic Congress of scheming to rig the election.
They are asking the Supreme Court to declare the EC’s results null and void and to declare their candidate as the legitimate winner of the presidential elections.
Listen to Ben Martey on the preparations towards the president’s inauguration.