NDC 2023 Primaries: Kojo Jones Loses Keta Parliamentary Contest To Incumbent Kwame Gakpey

NDC 2023 Primaries: Kojo Jones Loses Keta Parliamentary Contest To Incumbent Kwame Gakpey

  • Empire Domus CEO Kojo Jones has lost in the NDC's parliamentary primary for the Keta Constituency held on Saturday, May 13, 2023
  • Kojo Jones was defeated by the incumbent MP Kwame Dzudzorli Gakpey who polled 486 votes of the total cast
  • The young businessman came third with 265 votes, while Dr Senanu Dzokoto polled 329 to come ahead of him

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Young Ghanaian businessman Emmanuel Kojo-Jones Mensah has failed in his bid to enter parliament to represent the people of Keta.

The Empire Domus CEO lost in the National Democratic Congress (NDC) for the Keta constituency on Saturday, May 13, 2023.

Kojo Jones polled 265 votes to come third. The incumbent Kwame Dzudzorli Gakpey who garnered 486 votes retained his candidacy. Dr Senanu Dzokoto who came second polled 329, while Enyonam Apetorgbor got 20 votes.

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Kojo Jones loses NDC primary
Kojo Jones loses bid to become NDC parliamentary candidate Photo Source: NDC TV
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A photograph of the collation sheet of the Keta NDC parliamentary primary has been shared on Facebook by Good Evening Ghana.

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Kojo Jones joins Dela Goldheart, Kwabena Duffuor Junior as losing candidates in the NDC primary

Kojo Jones is not the only popular name on social media who has lost the bid to become an NDC parliamentary candidate.

Dr Kwabena Duffuor Junior also lost the National Democratic Congress's parliamentary primary at Sekyere Afram Plains. Dr Duffour Junior lost to Hajia Afrah Nasira.

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.

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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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