Politics of Saturday, 26 May 2012
The Deputy Finance Minister contesting the Ketu South primaries of the National Democratic Congress, Fiifi Kwetey, has beaten the incumbent MP and six others to represent the constituency in the 2012 elections
Fiifi Kwetey won by 399 votes as against 60 votes polled by the incumbent Albert Ziga who came third.
Mr. Raphael Alorwu, a National Service District Director polled 82 votes, whiles Mr. Nyphson Agbagedy got 30 votes.
Mr. Nicholas Woclachie got 6 votes and the only female in the competition Mrs. Elizabeth Kuenyefu managed 3 votes.
Mr. Frederick Alipui, an Economic Consultant polled 1 vote.
The Deputy Finance Minister joins the likes of Samuel Okudjeto Ablakwa, Deputy Information Minister and Richard Quashiga, Propaganda Secretary of the NDC to who have knocked off incumbent MP's to represent their constituents in the December polls.
A handful of NDC executives and government officials were in the Volta region to monitor the election and Citi FM's reporter in the Volta region said quite a number of them have congratulated Mr. Kwetey for his victory.**