Thursday, 30 May

Ejisu: Kwabena Boateng elected NPP Parliamentary candidate

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The former Second Vice Chairman for the Ejisu Constituency, Kwabena Boateng, has polled overwhelming votes to win the parliamentary primary of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Ejisu Constituency of the Ashanti region.

He garnered 393 votes to beat his closest contestant, Madam Helena Mensah, the Presiding Member of the Ejisu Municipal Assembly, who had 302 and other eight contestants to win the primary.

Other contestants including Madam Yaa Aboagye had 229 votes, Dr. Evans Duah, 61; Kwesi Nyantakyi, 35; Lawyer Portia Acheampong Abronye, 6; Clinsman Karikari, 2; Aaron Prince Duah, 2; and Abena Pokua Amoah, 0.

The NPP held the primary to elect a candidate for the party to contest in the by-election scheduled for April 30, after the death of the MP for the area, John Kumah.



* Lawyer Kwabena Boateng, former Second Vice Chairman for Ejisu = 393

* Dr Evans Duah, Lecturer at Akenten Appiah-Menka University of Skills Training and Entrepreneurial Development (AAMUSTED)= 61

* Mr Clinsman Karikari Mensah, the former Assembly Member for Onwe =2

* Helena Mensah, the Presiding Member of the Ejisu Municipal Assembly =302

* Abena Pokua Amoah, the Ashanti regional NPP Women's Campaign Manager =0

* Lawyer Portia Acheampong Abronye, Wife of Bono Regional Chairman of NPP =6

* Mr Kwesi Nyantakyi, Former President of the Ghana Football Association =35

* Aaron Prince Duah, Former Assembly Member for Asienimpong = 2

* Maame Yaa Aboagye, Downstream Consultant, Petroleum industry = 229

Source: Adarkwah