President Nana Akufo-Addo gained the highest number of new followers (935,145) among his competitors
In the year under review, President Nana Akufo-Addo gained the highest number of new followers (935,145) among his competitors, coupled with the highest number of engagements on both Facebook and Twitter.
Other public figures who have the potential of making it to the next ranking include Anas Aremeyaw Anas, Samia Nkrumah, Zanetor Agyeman-Rawlings and Ursula Owusu.
Below is the list of the 10 Most Influential Public Figures on Social Media in Ghana for 2016:
1. H.E. Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo
2. H.E. John Dramani Mahama
3. Kofi Annan
4. H.E. Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia
5. H.E. Kwesi Bekoe Amissah-Arthur
6. President Jerry John Rawlings
7. Samira Bawumia
8. Lucy Quist
9. Lordina Mahama
10. Dr. Papa Kwesi Nduom
The ranking was based on the GSMR Score. It was analysed from their social media following, growth difference, engagements, post reaches, and mentions.