Saturday, 15 June

NDC polls: You'll lose this time – Sam George's archrival Tettey

NDC’s Ningo-Prampram constituency parliamentary aspirant Michael Kwetey Tettey

Incumbent Ningo-Prampram MP Sam Nartey George will lose this year's parliamentary primary, his archrival Michael Kwetey Tettey has said.

“This is not the first time I am contesting", Mr Tettey told journalists just before casting his vote.

He said: "The last time I contested, the difference was seven in favour of Sam George."

'Now, don’t also forget that there were 27 others who participated in the presidential [primary] but they were prevented from voting in the parliamentary [primary] and all those 27 were my supporters, which means that if they were allowed to vote, I would have won by 20 votes," Mr Tettey analysed.

“How many football clubs have you seen that when they have a match and you ask them, they tell you they are going to lose? He [Sam Nartey George] is going to lose it but he can’t say it. Yes, I am very certain about that,” the former constituency chairman said.

However, a research by Global InfoAnalytics has predicted that the incumbent would win the poll by 56 per cent while Mr Tettey would garner 16 per cent of the delegates' vote.

Mr George has been MP for two terms after ending veteran MP E.T. Mensah's hold on the constituency.

Mr George is seeking a third term.

He has expressed confidence of victory in the primaries.


NDC polls: Two arrested at Ningo-Prampram for campaigning on voting grounds

Meanwhile, some two people were arrested by the police at the New Ningo D/A Basic School B polling station in the constituency for attempting to disrupt the election.

The two were still campaigning for their aspirant of choice on the voting grounds.

The intervention of the police forestalled any mishap.