Presidential aide Nii Lantey Vanderpuije has defeated incumbent MP for Odododiodoo constituency, Nii Tackie Commey to represent the NDC in the December polls.
Nii Lantey Vanderpuije polled 389 to Tackie Commey’s 71. Another contestant Anyitei Laryea had 8 votes.
Minister for Works and Housing designate, Hon. E. T Mensah has retained the nod to represent the NDC for the Ningo Prampram constituency.
The former Employment Minister had 138 to get the nod for the fifth time.
Newly appointed Minister for Information Fritz Baffour has also won the Ablekuma South constituency primary for the NDC.
The Greater Accra regional Minister, Nii Armah Ashietey polled 277 votes to retain the Klottey Korle seat, Leeford Kpakpo Quarshie had 27 votes, Whikefield Ackuaku polled 24 votes and Frank Edmund Awuku had 54 votes
Former deputy Minister for Youth and Sports, Nii Nortey Dua has lost the Ledzorkuku constituency after just one term. Former Miss Ghana Benita Sena Oklitey Dua has wrestled the constituency from the incumbent MP.
Alfred Agbesi has maintained his seat in the Ashaiman constituency for this year’s election.
Amid heavy rains in the Ashaiman constituency Alfred Agbesi polled 100 votes to win the primary.
Tetteh Chai won the Alekuma central constituency with 238 votes.
The deputy Minister for Agriculture in charge of fisheries has successfully won the La Dadekotopon with 328 votes to seek re-election in December.
He beat Rev. Tetteh who polled 114 votes, Dr Ben Yamoah 33 and Nii Sowah 27.
The incumbent Member of the Ada constituency and former Minister for Education, Alex Tettey-Enyo has lost his bid to re-run on the Party’s ticket.
Alex Tettey-Enyo polled 114 votes while Madam Ghansah Doeyo Cudjoe polled 149 votes to get the nod for the December parliamentary and Presidential elections.
His defeat comes after another incumbent MP for the Adenta constituency Kojo Adu Asare lost woefully in an attempt to re-run on the ruling party’s ticket.
Hon. Asare, who decided not to seek re-election but made a last minute U-turn to contest and later picked forms, may not have his parliamentary dream of another term realised.
According to Citi News reporter, Shamima Muslim, Adu Asare polled 17 votes while Nii Ashie Moore polled 70 votes.
Incumbent MP for Shai Osu Doku, David Assumeng has also retained his seat.
Meanwhile, Hon. Alban Bagbin has been confirmed as the Parliamentary candidate for the Nadowli west constituency after he run unopposed.
Hon. Bagbin was on Wednesday appointed by President Mills as the Minister designate for Health taking over from Joseph Yieleh Chireh.
Source Citifmonline Ghana