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General News of Saturday, 24 August 2019


NDC Polls: Francis Xavier-Sosu wins

Francis Xavier-Sosu, Human Rights lawyer Francis Xavier-Sosu, Human Rights lawyer

Delegates of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) at Madina constituency have given Human Rights lawyer, Francis Xavier-Sosu the nod to lead the party as its parliamentary candidate in the 2020 polls.

Mr Xavier-Sosu won the party’s parliamentary primaries on Saturday, 24 August 2019.

The lawyer polled 661 to beat his closest contender Mr Sidii Abubakar who polled 480 votes.

Mr Ibrahim Hussein Faila came third with 217 votes with Hajia Rukaya gathering only 16 votes.

In a related development, the sitting MP for Ningo Prampram Sam George emerged victorious with a narrow win.

Mr George polled 407 votes beating his opponent Michael Kwetteh by only seven votes. Mr Kwetteh had 400 votes.

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