NPP Primaries: Assibey-Yeboah falls in New Juaben South constituency

Dr Mark Assibey-Yeboah

Dr. Mark Assibey-Yeboah has lost his bid to represent the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the 2020 parliamentary elections in the New Juaben South Constituency.

Mr. Assibey-Yeboah, who is the chairman of the finance committee in parliament, lost in Saturday’s primaries to the CEO of the Ghana FreeZones Board, Michael Okyere Baafi.

Mr. Baafi polled 372 votes against 200 for Assibey-yeboah.

Michael Okyere Baafi

Meanwhile, the national communications director of the New Patriotic Party Yaw Buaben Asamoa has won the parliamentary primaries in the Adentan constituency.

Asamoa, who is the incumbent MP, polled 422 votes to beat his closest contender Emmanuel Kwesi Mantey, who had 217. The other two contenders had less than 100 votes in the Saturday primaries.

In the Dome Kwabenya constituency also in the Greater Accra region, incumbent Sara Adwoa Safo beat her contender Mike Oquaye Jnr by an eight-vote margin.

The procurement minister polled 496 votes against Oquaye’s 488, who is Ghana’s High Commissioner to India.

In the Okaikoi South, Ahmed Arthur has lost the seat to Darkoa Newman.

Source: Daily Mail GH

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