- Mahamudu Mawumia has emerged victorious in the Eastern Region as results of the NPP primaries trickle in
- The vice president had 13,687 votes in the region, while his main competitor Kennedy Agyapong, had 6,794
- His two other competitors, Owusu Afriyie Akoto and Francis Addai-Nimoh, had 57 and 67 votes respectively
Mahamudu Mawumia, the current Vice President of Ghana, has secured a resounding victory in the New Patriotic Party (NPP) primaries for the Eastern Region. As the results slowly trickled in, it became evident that Mawumia's popularity remained strong among party members in the region.
Mawumia clinched a commanding lead with 13,687 votes, while his main rival, Kennedy Agyapong, trailed behind with 6,794 votes. This landslide victory solidifies Mawumia's standing within the NPP and sets the stage for his potential candidacy in the upcoming national elections.
Delegate reveals how much he received
In another story, A delegate in the NPP presidential primaries has revealed that he has received GH¢750 from contestants of the elections.
The young man, in an interview, said that he received GH¢ 400 from Bawumia and GH¢ 300 from Kennedy Agyapong's camp.
This has raised concerns among Ghanaians in regard to vote buying, with many sharing their sentiments on Twitter.