Vice President of the United States, Kamala Harris has stated that Ghana had a free and fair elections in 2020.
She said this on Thursday, 23 September 2021, when she held bilateral talks with President Akufo-Addo at the White House, with the aim of strengthening the ties of cooperation and friendship that exist between the two countries.
Addressing a press conference prior to the holding of a closed-door meeting between the pair and their delegations, the US Vice-president indicated that Ghana and the United States share a commitment to democracy.
“We, these two nations, share commitment to democracy”, she noted, adding: “Last December, the people of Ghana voted in a free and fair election that demonstrated your nation’s commitment to democratic principles and institutions”.
“We share a view that all people must have a voice in their future, that our democracies are stronger when everyone participates and weaker when anyone is left out”, the US Vice-president said.
Meanwhile the results of the 2020 elections was challenged in court by the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) after the party’s flagbearer, John Dramani Mahama, rejected the election results and described it as fraudulent.