Mahama has shown statesmanship – President-Elect Nana Addo Danquah...

Flagbearer of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has described President John Dramani Mahama as a statesman following a call from him to congratulate him for emerging winner in this year’s election.

In a Facebook post Nana Addo acknowledged Mr Mahama’s call saying, “A few minutes ago, at 7:51pm, the President of the Republic and the NDC presidential candidate, H.E. John Dramani Mahama, called me on the phone to congratulate me on my victory in the presidential election of 7th December 2016.”

“He wished me the best of luck and God’s blessings, and assured me of his full co-operation in organizing the transition from his administration to mine,” he said of the conversation between him and the president.

“I thanked him for this graceful gesture, which is in the finest traditions of Ghanaian statesmanship and, on my part, assured him of my cooperation for a successful transition.

I also thanked him for his service to our nation and said that I felt sure that his contribution to the welfare of our Republic was by no means over,” the statement said.