Farouk Aliu Mahama: Aliu Mahama's son wins Yendi seat for NPP

Farouk Aliu Mahama: Aliu Mahama's son wins Yendi seat for NPP

- Farouk Aliu Mahama has won the Yendi for the NPP

- He polled 40,624 votes against Alhassan Abdul Fatawu's 24,755 votes

- Farouk is the son of late former vice president, Alhaji Aliu Mahama

Farouk Aliu Mahama, son of late former vice president, Alhaji Aliu Mahama, will be storming Ghana's next parliament in grandstyle.

Farouk has won the parliamentary seat in Yendi for the New Patriotic Party (NPP).

The son of the late Ghanaian leader secured 40,624 votes.

Farouk Aliu Mahama: Aliu Mahama's son wins Yendi seat for NPP

Farouk Aliu Mahama: Aliu Mahama's son wins Yendi seat for NPP (Photo credit: Myjoynews.com, 3news.com)
Source: UGC

His main challenger, Alhassan Abdul Fatawu of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), recorded 24,755 votes.

Meanwhile, President Nana Akufo-Addo of the NPP will win the 2020 presidential election based on results from 270 out of the 275 constituencies in the country, Accra-based Peace FM has projected.

According to the Peace FM data, Akufo-Addo has garnered 6,579,032 votes, representing 51.5% of the total valid votes cast.

John Mahama of the NDC has won 6,022,617 votes, representing 47.1%. The vote difference between the two candidates stands at 561,654 votes.

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Therefore, Akufo-Addo has won the 2020 presidential election and will be declared the winner by the Electoral Commission (EC), the projected noted.

The projection comes as the commission prepares to officially declare the winner in an election that has kept the nation on edge since Monday.

The EC has also said that it would clarify the winner of the majority in Ghana's parliamentary elections.

Both parties have claimed victory in parliament, with Mahama, earlier, accusing the government of using the military to try and overturn what he said was the NDC's victory in the parliamentary elections.

In a press briefing on Wednesday, Jean Mensa, the EC chairperson, said the commission was still collating parliamentary results and would share the results with the public soon.

"...we will make this information available to you as in the number of seats in Parliament and which political party has the majority in Parliament to put the issue of the number of seats to rest," she said.

Source: Yen.com.gh

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