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03.01.2009 Elections

Accra goes gay after declaration of results

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Hundreds of supporters of President-Elect John Evans Atta Mills took to the streets of Accra clad in white calico, party tee-shirts and other National Democratic Congress (NDC) paraphernalia to celebrate their election victory.

A tour by the Ghana News Agency (GNA) of some principal streets and communities in Accra showed hundreds of supporters, who had poured out onto the streets dancing to brace band music while others composed their own songs and danced to it causing traffic jam across.

At Accra Newtown, Alajo and Kotobabi GNA observed that some few New Patriotic Party (NPP) supporters in their party T-shirts had joined the celebration whiles other jubilant also sat in cars, trotros and trucks waving white handkerchiefs.

Others marched through the principal streets and taxis, trotros and some private car drivers joined by honking whiles some riders were making acrobatic displays with their motorbikes on the streets.

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