The Parliamentary primary in the Ketu South Constituency of the Volta Region for the National Democratic Congress (NDC) is currently underway.
According to reports from the constituency, voter turnout for the primary is very low. A Citi News report from the area indicate that checks within the 70 polling stations so low turnout, attributed to the delay in holding the primary as well as the Christmas festivities.
The delay follows the an injunction application against the party by one of the aspirants.
But an Accra High Court dismissed a suit by Jim Morti, who claimed he was unfairly disqualified at the vetting.
The dismissal has paved way for the election in the constituency to be held today.
The incumbent Member of Parliament for the area, Fiifi Kwetey [Minister for Food and Agriculture], is being challenged by two other aspirants ; Famous Kuaduga and Sylvanus Amedome in the primaries.
About 32,637 registered members of the NDC are expected to vote.
Ketu South is located in the Ketu district of the Volta Region of Ghana.The constituency is located within the Ketu South Municipal of the Volta Region of Ghana. Its North Eastern border is shared with the Republic of Togo. Ketu North constituency is located to the North West. To the South East is the Atlantic ocean. The South Western neighbour of this constituency is the Keta District.
It is considered a safe seat for the governing NDC.