President-Elect Nana Akufo Addo has advised supporters of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) not to tease or cause damage to the properties of their political opponents while they jubilate over his victory in the December 7, 2016.

According to him, the NPP is a party of the rule of law and it is important that supporters act accordingly in their moment of victory.

The Electoral Commission declared the Flagbearer of the NPP the President-elect winning the poll with by 5,716, 026 votes representing 53.85%, toppling incumbent President John Dramani Mahama who polled 4,713,277 representing 44.04%

The former Foreign Minister and Attorney General under the erstwhile Kufour admninistration’s victory, comes after his third attempt at the presidency, having contested in the 2008 and 2012 elections.

His victory has sparked wild jubilation across the country with NPP supporters taking over the streets.

However, President-Elect Nana Akufo Addo in his acceptance speech urged party supporters not to be overly excited in their jubilation to avoid chaos leading to loss of life or damage to property.

“While this ocassion will understandably lead to widespread jubilation among party supporters and sympathizers, I entreat them to respect the peace and the property and lives of everybody especially those of our political opponents, we are the party of the rule of law and we should act accordingly, in magnanimity in our moments of joy.”