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Politics of Sunday, 25 August 2019


Adam Mutawakilu wins Damango parliamentary primary

Member of Parliament for the Damongo Constituency, Adam Mutawakilu has been re-elected as the National Democratic Congress’s parliamentary candidate for the constituency.

Mr. Mutawakilu won with 408 votes.

His opponent, Yakubu Yussif Castro garnered 102 votes.

Mutawakilu Adam comes from Damango in the Northern Region.

He is an Accountant/Accounts and Financial Officer.

He is a Muslim and is also married with 5 children.

He holds a Bachelor`s degree in Administration (Accounting option) from the University of Ghana in 2002, and Commonwealth Executive Master of Business Administration (CEMBA) from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in 2010.

Mutawakilu Adam worked as a Chief Cashier, University for Development Studies (Central Administration), Tamale.

He was District Chief Executive for West Gonja District from May 2009 to January 2013.

He also served as Head of Treasury from 2004-2009, Ghana Education Service Class Tutor from 1996-2003, and West Gonja Hospital Laboratory Assistant from 1992-1993.

He is currently the Minority Spokesperson on Mines and Energy.