By Benjamin Adamafio Commey, GNA
Accra, Aug. 25 GNA — The Ablekuma West
Constituency of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has elected Reverend
Kweku Addo as the Party’s parliamentary candidate to contest the 2020 general
Rev Addo won the elections by a landslide,
pulling 724 votes from the 974 total votes cast.
Mr Prince Derrick Adjei, the other candidate
pulled 244 votes.
There was one rejected ballot and five
Rev Addo in his victory speech urged Party
members to stay united to ensure victory in the 2020 elections.
He said with unity and solidarity, he was
optimistic of clinching the seat for the party.
Speaking to the Ghana News Agency after he
was declared winner of the party’s parliamentary primary election, Rev Addo
said he had always been optimistic of winning the primary election.
“It’s not a win for Rev Addo but a win for
the NDC. The solidarity that we’ve shown today and the peaceful elections that
we’ve had, clearly demonstrate my style of leadership and that we should be
able to work together to be able to take the seat”, he said.
The Ablekuma West Constituency seat is
currently held by Mrs Ursula Owusu-Ekuful of the New Patriotic Party (NPP).