John who is a strong supporter of the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC) and campaigned passionately for President John Dramani Mahama prior to the December 7, elections has accepted defeat after his candidate lost to Akufo-Addo.
Few minutes after Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo was officially declared winner of the elections, John took to Facebook to congratulate his new President.
“We fought a good fight… but the people have spoken. Congrats to president elect Nana Akufo Addo “.
John was one of the several celebrities who endorsed President Mahama ahead o the elections.
Nana Addo was declared the winner of the 2016 elections after a keenly contested elections. He polled 5,716,026 to beat incumbent President John Mahama who had 4,713, 277.
According to Electoral Commission statistics, Nana Akufo-Addo recorded 53.85% of the total votes cast as against 44.40 by President Mahama.