Obour loss the Asante Akyim South seat in the parliamentary primaries
Former President of the Musicians Union of Ghana (MUSIGA), Bice Osei Kufour (Obour) has lost the Asante Akyim South New Patriotic Party (NPP) parliamentary primaries elections.
He lost to the incumbent Member of Parliament (MP) Kwaku Asante-Boateng.
Obour garnered 296 votes while his contender Mr Asante-Boateng polled 360 votes making him the winner of the elections.
The Primary elections was based on the party’s decision which enabled the NPP delegates to vote and elect parliamentary candidates for the 168 constituencies.
This exercise is the second phase after the first phase of the primaries came off in September 2019 in constituencies with no sitting MPs.
A total of 374 aspirants contested in the 168 constituencies, out of the 374 persons, 325 were men while 51 were women.
Meanwhile, Communications Director of the NPP Yaw Buaben Asamoah has retained his position as the party’s candidate for the Adentan constituency come December.
In the Okaikoi South, Ahmed Arthur has lost the seat to Darkoa Newman while in the Dome Kwabenya constituency, Adwoa Safo has retained the seat beating Mike Oquaye Junior.