Former Minister for Food and Agriculture, Dr Owusu Afriyie-Akoto garnered 1,459 votes representing 0.76% while Francis Addai-Nimoh polled 781 votes representing 0.41%.
Delivering his acceptance speech at a brief ceremony in Accra on Saturday (4 November), Bawumia said he is humbled and overwhelmed by the development.
“…I, therefore, stand here with profound gratitude and humility, having received the greatest honour of my life, the victory is not mine but ours.”
“The significance of this victory is not lost on me, I am humbled and overwhelmed… and on this historic day, I have been elected leader of the great NPP, this is just surreal, I thank God for how far he has brought me,” the flagbearer of the NPP said.
“I have always believed that with hard work, honesty, discipline and faith in God, one can fulfil one’s potential, it is possible,” Bawumia said.