Ayawaso by-election: Lydia Seyram Alhassan retains seat for NPP



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Lydia Seyram Alhassan, wife of deceased MP Kyeremanten Agyarko has been elected Member of Parliament for Ayawaso West Wuogon.

Ayawaso West Wuogon held its by-election today.This exercise is to elect a new Member of Parliament to replace the late NPP’s Emmanuel Kyeremanteng Agyarko who passed on in November 2018.

New Patriotic Party (NPP), National Democratic Congress (NDC), Progressive People’s Party (PPP) and the Liberal Party of Ghana (LPG)  presented candidates to contest the seat.

The candidates were Lydia Seyram Alhassan, NPP; Kwasi Delali Brempong, NDC; William Dowokpor, PPP, and Clement Boadi for the LPG.

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) candidate   pulled out of the elections after acts of violence were reported at the La-Bawalashie polling station.

 

official election results are as follows: 

 

Candidate  Votes   Obtained  Percentage (%)

 

Delali Brempong   5341                 30.52

 

William Doworkpor 102 0.              58

 

Clement Boadi          17                  0.10

 

Lydia Alhassan.      12,041             68.80

 

Total Valid Votes 17,501

 

Total Rejected votes 88

 

Votes cast 17,589

 

Total registered voters 88,710

 

Total % Turnout 1,983

 

Polling centres 137

Ghana | Atinkaonline.com