Ghanaians Vote For 6 New Regions In Referendum

Vote: A woman casts her ballot at a polling station in the stronghold of presidential candidate Nana Akufo-Addo of the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) in Kibi, December 7, 2016. Credit:  REUTERS/Luc Gnago V

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Vote: A woman casts her ballot at a polling station in the stronghold of presidential candidate Nana Akufo-Addo of the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) in Kibi, December 7, 2016. Credit image REUTERS/Luc Gnago V

Ghana is set to have six new regions to the existing ten after landslide approvals were recorded in a referendum vote on the issue.

In addition, the YES vote ranged between 99% and 99.7%. With respect to turnout, according to official results released by the Electoral Commission, EC. The lowest turnout was around 80% with the highest at 90%.