On Monday, December 7, 2020, Ghana went to the polls, and the counting of ballots is still ongoing across the nation.
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However, some results which are coming in are not favouring some of NPP's parliamentary candidates.
These big NPP big-wigs lost their seat to their respective NDC candidates though some of the results are provisional.
1. Yaw Buaben Asamoah:
It has widely been reported by major media houses in Ghana that Asamoah has lost his Adentan Constituency seat.
According to reports, he lost to the NDC's Mohammed Adamu Ramadan.
Asamoah won the seat in 2016 but has failed to retain it.
2. George Andah:
George Andah has lost the Awutu Senya West Parliamentary seat to the sister of Hannah Tetteh, Gizella Tetteh-Agbotui of the National Democratic Congress.
According to the provisional results, Gizella Tetteh polled 32,708 while George Andah polled 29,832.
Andah was the incumbent after snatching the seat from Hannah Tetteh in 2016.
3. Dr. Oko Boye:
According to viral reports, Oko Boye who is the Deputy Minister of Health has lost his Ledzokuku Constituency seat to NDC's Benjamin Ayiku Nartey.
Oko Boye won the seat in 2016 and after four years he has been replaced.
4. Abu-Bakar Saddique Boniface:
According to Graphic Online, the Member of Parliament (MP) for the Madina Constituency, Mr Abu-Bakar Saddique Boniface, has lost his seat to the National Democratic Congress (NDC) candidate, Mr Francis Xavier Sosu.
Mr Sosu obtained 62,127 votes to beat the former Minister of Inner City and Zongo Development who managed to poll 46,985 votes.
Meanwhile, the mother of Ghanaian dancehall musician Fantana, Dorcas Nda-Affo Toffey has recaptured the Jomoro parliamentary seat on the ticket of the NDC from the NPP.
She snatched the seat from the incumbent member of parliament, Paul Essien who occupied the seat from 2016.
Paul Essien, who was the Deputy Minister for Chieftaincy and Religious Affairs in 2016 beat the NDC Parliamentary candidate to represent the constituents.
This happens to be the first time the mother of Rufftown record’s signee has contested in a general election.
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Source: Yen Ghana