- Dr Kwabena Duffuor's son, Dr Kwabena Duffuor Junior, has failed in his bid to become a parliamentarian
- The younger Duffuor lost in the Sekyere Afram Plains NDC parliamentary primaries held on Saturday, May 13, 2023
- Dr Duffuor Junior lost to Hajia Afrah Nasira who polled eight more votes than him and also defeated the incumbent Alex Adomako Mensah
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Dr Kwabena Duffuor Junior has lost the National Democratic Congress's parliamentary primary at Sekyere Afram Plains.
Dr Duffour Junior lost to the winner, Hajia Afrah Nasira by eight votes. He polled 203 while Hajia Nasira garnered 211.
The other contender, Alex Adomako Mensah, who is the incumbent, came a distant third with 86 votes, and Edward Brenya polled 65 votes.
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Duffuor Junior joins Dela Goldheart, Kojo Jones as losing candidates in the NDC primary
Kwabena Duffuor is not the only popular name on social media who has lost the bid to become an NDC parliamentary candidate.
Kojo Jones also lost the National Democratic Congress's parliamentary primary at Keta. He lost to the incumbent, Kwame Dzudzorli Gakpey.
Also, Amelia Amedela Amemate, popularly known as Dela Goldheart, lost the NDC MP primaries in Anlo.
Dela shared a post of herself and the election results from her constituency after her loss to congratulate the incumbent MP Richard Kwame Sefe, who won.
Duffuor Junior affected by his father's injunction suit and withdrawal from NDC primaries
Duffuor Junior had been highly tipped to win but had his fortunes impacted by his father's court case against the primary.
Even though the injunction suit filed was withdrawn on the morning of Friday, May 12, 2023, paving the way for a smooth process, Dr Duffuor senior subsequently withdrew from the presidential primary.
Mahama takes commanding lead, Kojo Bonsu overtakes Duffuor in NDC 2023 presidential primary
Meanwhile, former President John Mahama is on course for a landslide victory in the NDC's presidential primary.
Mahama had garnered over 98% of the total votes from 157 out of the 275 constituencies counted at the time of this report.
Kojo Bonsu was coming second in the presidential primary after Dr Kwabena Duffuor's withdrawal.
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