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Mike Ocquaye Jnr beats Adwoa Safo; K.T. Hammond, Asenso-Boakye, others retain candidacy in the NPP Primaries

In certain constituencies, voting in the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Parliamentary Primaries has ended.

A sum of 321 up-and-comers are fighting for passes to address the NPP in the 2024 parliamentary races, with 33 of these competitors going unopposed. The election is being watched by the Electoral Commission.

Bright Wireko-Brobby loses his seat in Heman Lower Denkyira. Lawrence Agyisam, CEO of Exim Bank, has won the New Patriotic Party (NPP) parliamentary primary in the Heman Lower Denkyira Constituency.

With 273 votes, he won by a wide margin, while Bright Wireko-Brobby, the incumbent MP, received 176 votes.

Annoh-Dompreh holds Nsawam Adoagyiri seat

The Larger part Boss Whip, Honest Annoh-Dompreh, has arisen successful in the parliamentary essential for the Nsawam Adoagyiri Voting demographic.

Hayford Siaw, the CEO of the Ghana Library Authority, Annoh-Dompreh's rival, received 228 votes, while Annoh-Dompreh received 734 votes.

Henry Quaye keeps running for Ayawaso Central Greater Accra Regional Minister Henry Quartey keeps running for Ayawaso Central after getting 594 valid votes, or 64.57 percent, in the New Patriotic Party's Parliamentary Primary on January 27.

He now holds the seat for the fourth time in a row thanks to his victory.

Moses Abor, his opponent and former NPP Greater Accra Youth Organiser, received 326 votes, or 35.43 percent.

Controller and Accountant General Kwasi Kwaning-Bosompem disappointed after losing NPP parliamentary primary in Akim Swedru Controller and Accountant General Kwasi Kwaning-Bosompem

In the intently watched challenge, Kwaning-Bosompem got 94 votes, while the officeholder MP, Kennedy Osei, arose successful with 194 votes. There were 10 votes for Okyere Jerome Kwame.

Gifty Twum-Ampofo loses her bid to represent the Abuakwa North constituency. Gifty Twum-Ampofo is the current Member of Parliament for Abuakwa North.

She received 202 votes, while Buffalo, also known as Nana Ampaw Addo-Frempong, received 222 votes to win the parliamentary primary.

Tina Mensah loses to Jerry Ahmed in Weija Gbawe The New Patriotic Party's incumbent Weija Gbawe MP, Tina Mensah, was defeated by Jerry Ahmed Shaib, CEO of the Coastal Development Authority (CoDA).

Jerry Ahmed, the NPP Weija-Gbawe parliamentary candidate, won with 786 votes out of 1151 cast, or 68.53 percent, beating Tina Mensah.

Tina Mensah, who had stated that her track record supported her claim to victory, received just 361 votes, or 31.47 percent.

Adwoa Safo drops out of the Dome Kwabenya race Sarah Adwoa Safo, the incumbent MP for the Dome Kwabenya constituency, dropped out of the New Patriotic Party's primaries. She received 328 votes, or 19.20%, while her opponent, Mike Ocquaye Jr., won with 1,194 votes, or 69.91 percent.

Gideon Boako beats Freda Prempeh in Tano North

Tano North MP Freda Prempeh lost the parliamentary essential to Gideon Boako, the representative of the VP and NPP flagbearer, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia.

Gideon Boako received 444 votes, or 66.77 percent, while Freda Prempeh received 221 votes, or 33.23 percent.

K.T. Hammond, Asenso-Boakye, and Ursula Owusu-Ekufful maintain their candidacies Kobina Tahir (K.T.) Hammond, the incumbent member of parliament representing the Adansi Asokwa constituency in the Ashanti region, has maintained his candidacy with a total of 311 votes, or 63.86 percent. Samuel Darkwa Binfo, his strongest rival, finished second with 125 votes, or 25.67 percent.

Francis Asenso-Boakye, the Ashanti region's incumbent MP for the Bantama constituency, has maintained his candidacy. He won with a total of 650 votes, or 78.22%, while his opponent, Raphael Agyepong, came in second with 181 votes, or 21.78%.

Again, Ursula Owusu-Ekufful, a member of parliament for the Ablekuma West constituency, won with a total of 817 votes, or 77.22 percent, while Roni Kwesi Nicol, her challenger, received 241 votes, or 22.78 percent.

Confusion in the Weija Constituency One person has been arrested in the Greater Accra region for attempting to assault police in the Weija Constituency.

According to reports, some people entered the voting centers without permission, which led to a fight with the police.

The video is below.

Delegates give Michael Oquaye Jnr a warm welcome. Michael Oquaye Jnr is Sarah Adwoa Safo's strong contender for the Dome Kwabenya constituency seat. gets a warm greeting from delegates after showing up at the political race grounds.

Adwoa Safo, the incumbent MP, is strongly opposed by female delegates, who argue that she has neglected the constituency and should not be chosen again. However, they are lending their support to Michael Oquaye Jr.

Observe the video.

Ablekuma West setting up camp claims

The More prominent Accra Local Secretary of the NPP, Daniel Nii Lai Parker, has disproved claims by one of the wannabes in the Ablekuma West body electorate, Robert Kwesi Nicole, that his rival and occupant MP, Ursula Owusu-Ekufful is exploring nature delegates in opposition to the party's mandates.

The allegations were made by Mr. Nicole, who insisted that his opponents were being denied accreditation access because of the camping.

However, in response to his claims, the party's Greater Accra Regional Secretary said that the claims were unfounded.

Confusion at Nsawam Adoagyiri Constituency Some delegates were said to have shown their ballots to a supporter of the incumbent MP, Frank Annoh-Dompreh, in the Nsawam Adoagyiri constituency in the Eastern region.

The video is below.

Kobina Tahir (K.T.) Hammond, an Adansi Asokwa Member of Parliament (MP), has made the threat that he will face off against Sammy Binfoh Darkwah, his primary rival for the New Patriotic Party nomination.

The Trade and Industry Minister promised to beat the Agent Chief of the Ghana Library Authority hardheartedly for supposedly utilizing macho men to go after his allies.

He said the assault happened on Friday night, asserting a portion of the suspects came to his home to apologize after the demonstration.

Misunderstanding in the Kwahu South Constituency

A woman attempted to cause confusion at the Obo Nyarkoa Hotel polling location in the Kwahu South constituency. She was trying to enter the polling center without the accreditation card that was given to every delegate.

Adansi Asokwa Constituency - Police remove party secretary

The police have removed the party secretary, who is believed to be K.T. Hammond's polling agent. Executives from the party have been instructed by the police to leave the voting center until the election is over.

All 14 party executives in the constituency have already declared their support for KT Hammond, the MP in charge.

Their nonattendance from the center is to stay away from any expected actuation.

Ursula Owusu responds to charges of setting up camp; Sharing of accreditation cards by PA MP Ursula Owusu-Ekufful has categorically denied allegations of delegate manipulation at the Christian Home School, despite the growing tension over accreditation and allegations of delegate camping in the Ablekuma West constituency.

She insists that the party's established electoral protocols are being strictly followed.

Take note of her response.

Henry Opoku Ware, a parliamentary candidate running for the Bekwai constituency in the Ashanti region, claims that some candidates are engaging in the practice of offering gifts and bribes to delegates in exchange for their votes.

According to Henry, one of the four contenders for the seat, the practice of providing delegates with televisions, microwaves, and GH4,000, among other items, raises concerns regarding the fairness of the electoral process and the outcomes.

Despite these concerns, he pledges not to address the issue to preserve peace in the region.


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