Confirmed results from the Ningo Prampram constituency indicate that Sam George is NDC Parliamentary candidate elect to contest the seat on the ticket of the governing party.
He polled 4910 votes representing 63.43% whiles the incumbent MP, E.T Mensah polled 2831 votes representing 36.57%. The David and Goliath contest saw a protege of the incumbent Member of Parliament E.T Mensah, Sam George surprise everyone with an emphatic win.
In a victory speech, George said: "I'm extremely grateful. I want ET Mensah to accept me as a son and there is no loser. This is victory for NDC and we'll deliver it together for John Mahama. We constitute JM 2016. I'll work with the executives irrespective of whatever happened."
Ningo-Prampram was tagged as the hottest spot before the November 21 nationwide primaries, and it indeed lived up to the tag with all the drama that unfolded before the voting day.
At the Awhiam polling station for instance, Sam George polled 1146, but ET Mensah polled a paltry 12. At the Lekporwunor polling station, Sam George polled 540 votes with ET Mensah trailing with 40 votes.
Meanwhile, prior to the declaration results there were some unsettling incidents involving the military who were accused of invading the constituency. NDC Primaries 2015: Sitting MPs Lose Candidature
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The police officers protecting the polls ‘clashed’ with some soldiers who were dispatched to the area by Greater Accra constituency executives of the NDC.
According to the police, the soldiers had no business being present at Ahwiam, the hometown of Sam George.
The confusion on Sunday started few minutes after voting ended around 5:00pm on Sunday. Ningo-Prampram had its election postponed to Sunday following disagreement that erupted on Saturday over the voters’ register.