President John Dramani Mahama has said history will judge his efforts while he served in power.

“It has been without a doubt, one of the most tremendous privileges of my life to serve this great nation as President and to work on behalf of all Ghanaians. I will leave it to history to be the judge of my time and contributions while in that highest office,”President Mahama noted.

Mr Mahama said this in his concession speech delivered at his residence on Friday.

The Electoral Commission (EC) on Friday declared the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Presidential Candidate, Nana Akufo-Addo, the winner of the 2016 elections, polling 53.85 percent of valid votes cast, while President Mahama garnered 44.40%.

President Mahama and has congratulated President elect, Nana Akufo Addo and assured Ghanaians of his commitment to the sustenance of Ghana’s democracy. “I wish to congratulate the President Elect.

Mr Mahama, stated that he remains committed to the unity and stability of our great nation.

“ President Mahama indicated that though he wished he had another opportunity to do more as President of Ghana, he respects the will of Ghanaians. “As President I have done my bit and made a contribution to the political social and economic development of our country. I would have cherished an opportunity to even do more but I respect the will of the Ghanaian people.”

He also extended his “deepest gratitude to individuals who made the journey with him while serving as President. “I wish thank all the people who worked on my campaign for their dedication and their tireless efforts,” he added.