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General News of Thursday, 8 December 2016


Amadu Sorogho loses La-Nkwantang Madina seat

The National Democratic Congress’ incumbent Member of Parliament for La-Nkwantang Madina, Amadu Sorogho has lost his seat.

His competitor, the New Patriotic Party’s Boniface Saddick polled 57.97 percent of the total votes cast in that constituency as Sorogho polled 39.88 percent.

The Progressive People’s Party came third with 0.87 percent as the Convention People’s Party gathered 0.37 percent of the total votes.

A human rights Lawyer Francis Sosu lost to Sorogho in the primaries.

One of the most fiercely contested race at the time.