Ghana Politics

NACCA Boss wins Kwesimintim as NPP snatches Upper West Akim seat

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The Head of the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment (NaCCA), Prince Hamid Armah has won the Kwesimintim seat on the ticket of the New Patriotic Party (NPP).

Prince Hamid polled 24,785 of the total votes cast while his closest contender Philip Buckman also polled 13,409 votes.

Prince Hamid takes over from Joseph Mensah who is the incumbent Member of Parliament for the constituency.

In the Adaklu Constituency in the Volta region, Governs Kwame Agbodza won the seat with a total of 13,117.

Meanwhile, the NPP has also snatched the Upper West Akim seat from the NDC. It is the first time 1992 that the NPP is winning the seat. The NPP won the seat with a margin of 1600.

In the Ajumako-Eyan-Essiam constituency in the Central region, Casiel Ato Forson, retained his seat polling over 34, 000 of the total votes cast. His contender from the NPP, Dr Richard Kwasi polled 24,879 of the total votes.


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