NDC Primaries: See the incumbent MPs who lost their bids

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The National Democratic Congress (NDC) held its presidential and parliamentary primaries on Saturday, May 13, 2023 ahead of the 2024 elections.

The contests saw some incumbent Members of Parliament lose their bid to once again represent their constituencies and the party at the 2024 general elections.

Among the incumbents who lost was the MP for Sagnarigu, A.B.A Fuseini. He lost to a newcomer, Attah Issah who polled 801 votes as against A.B.A Fuseini’s 330 votes.

Also, South Tongu MP, Wisdom Kobena Woyome lost to Maxwell Kwame Lukutor. Mr Woyome polled 562 while Mr Lukutor had 597 votes.

Dela Sowah, MP for Kpando, lost to Sebastian Fred Deh with 281 votes. Mr Deh won the candidacy with 332 votes.

Pru East MP, Dr Kwabena Donkor has also lost his bid. Emmanuel Kwaku Boam beat the incumbent MP with 474 votes.

In Bia West, the incumbent MP Augustine Tawiah lost to Mustapha Amadu Tanko. Mr Tanko won with 935 votes, while Mr Tawiah polled 452 votes.

Edward Bawa, MP for Bongo also lost his bid to represent the party in the 2024 elections. He lost to Charles Bawaduah with 509 votes. Mr Bawaduah polled 535 votes.

Also, Dr. Alex Adomako Mensah, MP for Sekyere Afram Plains lost to a newcomer, Hajia Nasira Afrah.

In Krachie East, the incumbent MP, Wisdom Gidisu lost with 257 votes. The main contender, Nelson Kofi Djabab, won with 441 votes.

MP for Navrongo, Sampson Tangombu Chiragia also lost his bid to contest again in 2024. He lost with 447 votes to Simon Akibange Aworigo, who won with 475 votes.

Also, the MP for Afadzato South, Angela Alorwu-Tay, also lost her bid to retain her candidacy.

She polled 225 votes, losing to her contender, Frank Afriyie who won with 631 votes.

Source: myjoyonline.com

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