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General News of Thursday, 8 December 2016

Source: classfmonline.com

Bagbin, K.T., Ken Agyapong retain seats

MPs Alban Bagbin, K.T. Hammond and Kennedy Agyapong have all retained their seats in this year’s general elections. Mr Bagbin, who is the majority leader in parliament with won with 6,923 votes, according to provisional results.

The People’s National Convention’s Bernard Mornah got 1,917 votes while the candidate of the main opposition New Patriotic Party got 419 votes.

Mr Bagbin has been in parliament for the past 24 years. He has won the seat for seven consecutive time.

He beat the NPP’s Dr Boye Bandie with 3,900 votes in 2012,

Below are more results of some MPs who have lost or retained their seat [Provisional Results]:

Baba Jamal – Akwatia
Alhaji Amadu Sorogho – Madina
Murtala Muahammed – Nanton
Sena Okiti-Duah – Ledzokuku
Seidu Danaa – Wa East
Upper West Regional Minister Alhaji Amidu Suleman - Sisala West

Some first-time winners:

Sam Nartey George – Ningo Prampram
Buaben Asamoah – Adentan
Kojo Oppong Nkrumah – Ofoase Ayirebi
Dr Okoe Boye – Ledzokuku
Anthony Karbo – Lawra
Okoe Vanderpuije – Ablekuma South

Retainers:

Assin Central – Kennedy Agyapong
Alexander Afenyo Markin
Alban Bagbin – Nadowli-Kaleo
KT Hammond – Adansi Asokwa
Boakye Agyarko Kyeremanteng