Election 2020: NPP's John Peter Amewu takes early lead in Hohoe Constituency

Election 2020: NPP's John Peter Amewu takes early lead in Hohoe Constituency

- Energy Minister John Peter Amewu has taken a commanding lead in the parliamentary elections at Hohoe as first results trickle

- Amewu has won the first five polling stations over the NDC's Professor Margaret Kwaku

- The Energy Minister's early lead is not only impressive but historic as it happens to be the first time the NPP has won any polling station in the constituency

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Minister of Energy, John Peter Amewu, has taken an early lead in the parliamentary elections in the Hohoe constituency in the Volta region

Amewu faced off with the NDC's Professor Margaret Kwaku in a constituency that has always been won by the NDC. The NPP has never won in any polling station in the constituency since 1992.

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But in a historic and surprising feat, Amewu has not only won one but multiple polling stations with huge margins.

Election 2020: NPP's John Peter Amewu takes early lead in Hohoe Constituency
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According to Joy News' Fred Quarme Asare, Amewu has won all the five polling stations he had visited so far.

The polling stations included the St Francis College of Education Hohoe 1 polling station where he won with 370 against Kwaku's 160.

At the St Francis College of Education Hohoe 2 polling station, he won 168 to 118 for Kwaku.

Menawhile, the NPP MP for Ayawaso West Wuogon, Lydia Alhassan, has been spotted in the midst of her supporters as results from the parliamentary elections trickle in.

Lydia Alhassan faced off with star actor John Dumelo in one of the most popular parliamentary contests in the 2020 elections.

Alhassan has taken a big lead as early results from the constituency started coming in. Even though Dumelo has tried to cut down on the lead, it is still pointing in the direction of a victory for the NPP MP.

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