Member of Parliament for Ablekuma Central Hon. Abdul-Latif Dan has been re-elected as the Parliamentary Candidate for the constituency for the second time. He once again beat his contender, Alhaji Halidu Haruna with 1468 while Halidu pulled 1091 votes with Mr. Henry Kofi Kwashie securing 37 votes in the parliamentary primary.
In the Presidential Primaries, former President John Dramani Mahama polled 2566 votes, Kojo Bonsu had 09 votes while Kwabena Duffuor who pulled out of the race Friday evening vote was declared as rejected.
The incumbent Member of Parliament for Ayawaso East, Nasser Mahama Toure has also been re-elected to lead the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) ahead of the 2024 elections.
He polled 452 votes in the just-ended NDC primaries to beat his fierce contender, Hon. Baba Jamal who had 309 votes while Dr. Yakubu Azindow polled 245 votes in a hotly contested parliamentary primary at Nima Cluster of Schools.
In Ningo-Prampram, Sam George beats his contender, Michael Kwettey Nettey with 1036 votes. Mr. Kwettey managed 626 of the total valid votes cast. The election was fraught with allegations of rigging from the camp of the Mr Kwettey forcing the polls to be briefly halted by the Police for some hours.
The incumbent Member of Parliament for Korle Clottey Constituency and daughter of the late former President Jerry John Rawlings, Dr Zenator Agyemang-Rawlings also retained her seat. She beat her close contender Meredith Naakai Lamptey-Addy, who is also the daughter of the late business mogul, David Lamptey to lead the party in election 2024.
The incumbent Member of Parliament for Bawku Central, Mahama Ayariga, has also been re-elected to lead the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) ahead of the 2024 elections.
The former Information Minister polled 863 votes in the just-ended NDC primaries. His contenders Ustarz Jibreal Sahad polled 283 while Theo Braimah Awanzam managed to secure 96 votes.
In the presidential primaries, former president John Dramani Mahama polled 1201 votes, Kojo Bonsu had 24 votes while Kwabena Duffuor who pulled out of the race Friday evening, had 9 votes. Three votes of the total valid votes cast were rejected.
In the Bolgatanga East Constituency incumbent, Dr. Dominic Akurintinga Ayine polled 292 votes while his closest contender Dr. Emmanuel Aberiinga polled 121 votes.
In the Sekondi constituency, Nyamekye Armah Blay won the parliamentary contest with 502 votes while
Samuel Bissah 307. Four votes were rejected. Dzudzorli Gakpe has also retained his position as NDC parliamentary candidate for the Keta Constituency.
In the Sekyere Afram Plains constituency, Kwabena Duffuor Junior polled 203 votes but lost out to Hajia Nasira Afrah who polled 211 votes.
The incumbent member of Parliament, Alex Adomako Mensah was third with 86 votes, while political science lecturer at KNUST, Prof. Edward Brenya secured 65 votes.
Former Power Minister, Dr Kwabena Donkor has lost his bid to lead the Pru East constituency. Dr. Donkor polled 371 votes. His contender Lord Kwaku Boam got 474 votes while Bright Fiawornu managed 66 votes.
Source: WadataOnline.com|Muhammed Faisal Mustapha