Prez. Akufo-Addo congratulates Lydia Alhassan, says Ayawaso by-election was fair

Prez. Akufo-Addo congratulates Lydia Alhassan, says Ayawaso by-election was fair

President Nana Akufo-Addo has congratulated Lydia Alhassan, winner of the Ayawaso West Wuogon by-election.

In addition to congratulating the widow of the late MP for Ayawaso, Akufo-Addo said that the election was free and fair.

Prez. AkufoAddo congratulates Lydia Alhassan, says Ayawaso by-election was fair

Prez. AkufoAddo. Source: Graphiconline.com
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In a statement signed by the president, he expressed his joy over the victory attained by his party's candidate.

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Lydia Seyram Alhassan, the NPP parliamentary candidate for Ayawaso West Wuogon Constituency, won the by-election held on January 31, 2019.

Madam Alhassan, who is the third wife of the late MP for Ayawaso, Emmanuel Agyarko Kyeremanteng, won the poll after amassing 68.80% of total valid votes cast.

The top contending contestant, Kwasi Delali Brempong of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), had 30.52% of total valid votes cast.

William Kofi Dowokpor of the Progressive People’s Party (PPP), and Clement Boadi of the Liberal Party of Ghana (LPG), had 0.58% and 0.10% respectively.

In the statement which was released on 1st February, 2019, Prez. Akufo-Addo noted that he is sure the constituents have made an excellent choice.

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He further expressed his confident in the winning candidate, saying that he is sure she will deliver on her campaign promises.

Commenting on the violence that erupted at the Bawaleshie Presby School polling center, the President made known his opposing stance.

"The isolated incident of violence, which occurred in the early stages of the election, was unfortunate and regrettable, and I condemn it in no uncertain terms", the statement explained.

The President also reiterate his commitment to peace, assuring that the NPP would never dream of competing with any other political party in unleashing violence on the Ghanaian people.

He commended the Electoral Commission as well for conducting a successful by-election.

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