An International Bio-statistician, Dr. Justice Moses Aheto, has found fault with the figures contained in Electoral Commissioner Madam Jean Mensa’s election results declaration. He has also exposed the EC with what he called the real data and true reflection of the 2020 Presidential results in Ghana.
Dr. Aheto who pegged Candidate Akufo-Addo at 49.654% and Candidate John Dramani Mahama at 46.795% using EC’s own data, has called for a run-off of the Presidential elections, describing the EC’s figures as “voodoo figures”.
He made this statement in Accra at a public forum organized by the Respect My Vote Movement under the theme,“The Credibility of the 2020 Presidential and Parliamentary elections”.
“Meanwhile for you to get the correct percentage of each of the candidates, you need to use the total valid votes cast and the EC, per their data has given 5 different total valid votes cast. So which one are they using?”, Dr. Aheto asked.
He emphasized that the EC’s new figure arising out of a correction to the earlier figures which Jean Mensa referred to as inadvertent mistake was also fraught with mistakes, adding that the EC currently has provided about five different total valid votes casts
“Per the laws of Ghana, for one to be declared as president, the candidate needs at least 50 plus one votes so clearly nobody wins the elections.
This is not my data. This is data from the EC’s own declarations.
Dr. Moses Aheto who is also a Lecturer at the University of Ghana added that “so when you do that for President Mahama, he will get 46.76% and Nana Addo will get 49.65%”.
“So as you can see clearly between the percentages encapsulated above there is no winner. What does that mean to you in a lay man’s understanding. It’s a run-off”.