NPP Primaries: Confusion as delegate wrongfully votes for another in Okaikoi South

NPP Primaries: Confusion as delegate wrongfully votes for another in Okaikoi South

- Confusion broke out at the Avenor electoral area of the Okaikoi South constituency in the Greater Accra Region

- The altercation was triggered after a first vote before another person with the right documents also showed up to cast his ballot

- The police have intervened to calm tensions

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Chaos erupted at the Avenor electoral area of the Okaikoi South constituency in the Greater Accra Region after a vote was wrongfully cast for a delegate.

YEN.com.gh gathers that the altercation was triggered after the first vote and another person with the right documents matching the information in the album also came to cast his ballot.

However, he found out that his name had already been ticked as a delegate had already voted.

The police have intervened to calm tensions.

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374 aspirants are contesting in 168 constituencies in the ongoing parliamentary primaries of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP).

67 constituencies will have candidates going unopposed with 101 constituencies having open contests.

325 men and 51 women are contesting to represent the party as the parliamentary candidates for the 2020 general elections.

Earlier, YEN.com.gh reported that a fight erupted at Quarshie Idun polling center in the Bantama constituency on June 20, 2020, during the New Patriotic Party’s parliamentary primaries.

According to citinewsroom.com, the fight was triggered after some delegates were prevented from voting.

The ongoing Bantama constituency contest is between current Member of Parliament, Daniel Okyem Aboagye and Deputy Chief of Staff, Francis Asenso-Boakye.

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