Dec 07, 2012 at 7:30am
Ghanaians Go To The Polls
Today is December 7 and Ghanaians go to the polls to elect a President and a-275 member legislature.
Reports indicate that some electorate have already formed long queue in anticipation of casting their ballots when the centres open.
According to our reporter Georgiette Cole, some prospective voters are determined to exercise their franchise.
She says some arrived at the centres as early as 12 midnight.
This landmark elections go to sustain and enhance Ghana's democratic credentials over the years.
Meanwhile, in a broadcast to the nation on the eve of the polls, the President, John Dramani Mahama has entreated Ghanaians to put aside their political and ethnic differences and forge ahead as one people with a common destiny as they go to the polls today to elect a President and a legislature for the next four years.
He said elections are about context of competing ideas for the forward match of the country's democratic development.
He said the country is bigger than any individual or political party.
President Mahama said the surest way to sustain and enhance the country's enviable image is to go through the elections peacefully.
President Mahama expressed confidence in having peaceful elections.