Abuga Pele and Gershon Gbediame loss primaries

Abuga Pele and Gershon Gbediame loss primaries

Two NDC incumbent Members of Parliament could not maintain their respective seats and positions in primaries on Saturday.

Abuga Pele and Gershon Gbediame loss primaries

former National Coordinator of GYEEDA, Abuga Pele

Abuga Pele who is the current Member of Parliament (MP) of the Chiana-Paga failed to retain his seat in the Saturday parliamentary primary of the governing National Democratic Congress (NDC) resulting in his defeat to another candidate.

Legal practitioner, Rudolf Amenga-Etego displaced the former GYEEDA boss polling 4,337 votes out of the total 9,749 votes cast.

Mr Pele came second with 4,177 votes followed by Jonathan Nyaaba who polled 825 votes.

The total rejected votes was 410.

Also in the Nkwanta South constituency the incumbent MP Gershon Gbediame was floored by one of his challengers, Geoffrey Kini.

Abuga Pele and Gershon Gbediame loss primaries

Geoffrey Kini won the Nkwanta South primary against incumbent MP, Gershon Gbediame

Geoffrey Kini won in a landslide style, polling 7,637 to Gbediame’s 591 in the primary that recorded over 12,000 voters.

The three other aspirants in the primary; Dr Felix Anebor, Solomon Bagme, and Charles Narayana Osei Nyarko also polled 2,342, 1,626 and 69 votes respectively Kini’s victory brought to an end the five-term reign of the incumbent MP, who has been an MP since January 1997.

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