Mahama lauds zeal of Zimbabweans as they elect new president

| Updated Aug 01, 2018 at 9:07am



Chairman of the Commonwealth Elections Observer Mission in Zimbabwe Ghana's former President John Mahama has lauded the enthusiasm of Zimbabweans as they voted to elect a new president.

In an interview, the former President said he took time to talk to some of the voters who could not hide their joy in exercising their franchise in a peaceful manner after the Robert Mugabe era.

He said the people were keen to get their voice heard through the ballot.

According to him, the whole exercise was peaceful without any incident as the team was able to give Zimbabweans an assurance of a fair and peaceful election based on the information they got from their pre-assessment team.