The flagbearer of the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP), Nana Akufo-Addo, will beat his main contender and incumbent President John Evans Atta Mills if elections were held today, according to the latest Synovate Ghana opinion poll.
The report said Nana Akufo-Addo will poll 44% ahead of President Mills, who polled 36% from about 2000 Ghanaians interviewed.
The report also pegs the Progressive People’s Party (PPP) leader, Dr. Paa Kwesi Nduom, at 8% to be trailed by the People’s National Convention (PNC) leader, Hassan Ayariga with 1% on the assumption that presidential elections are held in Ghana today.
It outlined that Nana Akufo-Addo won in six out of the 10 regions, while President Mills won the other four. In their strongholds, the two main presidential contenders won. President Mills bagged 76 percent in the Volta Region as against Nana Addo’s 17, but in the Ashanti Region, President Mills had 22 as against 73 percent for Akufo-Addo.
The poll also concluded that 27% of the over 2000 Ghanaians interviewed contends that the economy is in a very poor state.
Source Citi News Ghana