Police Beef Up Security At Amenfi West By-Elections

Police Beef Up Security At Amenfi West By-Elections

Over 148 police officers have been stationed across 102 polling centres at Amenfi West in the Western Region as voting remains underway for the election of a new Member of Parliament for the area following the death the sitting MP, John Gyetuah.

Electoral materials, including ballot papers have been dispatched to the various polling centres for the voting which started at exactly 7 a.m. prompt.

The by-election is to see four parties; the New Patriotic Party (NPP), the National Democratic Congress (NDC), the Progressive People’s Party (PPP) and the United Freedom Party (UFP) contest as the candidates on the ballot paper are; Mr Abraham Kwadwo Buadee, a 41-year-old accountant, for the PPP; Mr Paul Derkyi, 43, a lawyer for the NPP; Mr Elvis Adjei, a 30-year-old Loan Administrator for the UFP; and Mr Eric Afful, a 41-year-old Economist, representing the NDC.

The Constituency of Amenfi West is noted to be one of the oldest constituencies,since constitutional rule in 1992.

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