Atmosphere at centres in A/R very calm


The New Patriotic Party (NPP) Super Delegates Congress got underway smoothly without any glitches in all the constituents in the Ashanti Region.

wpid-NPP-Ghana-logo-e1403121019131.gifVoting started at 0700 hours and will end at 1500 hours.

Before 0600 hours all was set and done for the voting process to begin.

The Ghana News Agency (GNA) visited some five centers namely Subin, Asokwa, Nhiayeso, Oforikrom and Bantama around 10000hours.

The atmosphere at the centres was calm and voters took turns to cast their votes in a very quiet manner.

Electoral Officers and other Officials were all on hand working.

At the Centre in ?Subin? where all the NPP Party elders are supposed to vote, 118 out of a total number of 734 had voted.

Mr Eyisi Boateng, a founding member of the party whom the GNA spoke to expressed gratitude to all the voters for showing up to vote.

He was visibly happy for the maturity so far exhibited and said it indicated the unity in the party.

At ?Asokwa?, the Member of Parliament, Ms Patricia Appiagyei who was around was also very glad that everything had so far been smooth without any trace of violence.

A total of 132 out of the 600 eligible voters had cast their votes.

The picture was not different at ?Oforikrom? and ?Bantama? where 120 out of 795 and 179 out of 540 respectively had so far voted.

At ?Nhiayeso? where one candidate Mr Allan Kwadwo Kyeremanteng won the election last year, 85 had voted out of the 269 eligible voters.

The ?Nhiayeso? constituency also happens to be the constituency whose Member of Parliament Dr Richard Anane, had declared open support for Mr Allan Kwadwo Kyeremanteng one of the candidates.

Other candidates for the election are Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, two time Presidential Flagbearer of the NPP and Mr Addai Nimo, a Member of Parliament for Mampong.


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