NDC selects Delali Kwasi Brempong for Ayawaso-West-Wuogon by-election
The opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) has selected Delali Kwasi Brempong to represent the party in the upcoming by-election for the Ayawaso West Wuogon constituency in Accra.
Delali Kwasi Brempong is the same candidate who represented the NDC in the 2016 parliamentary election and lost to the deceased Emmanuel Kyeremateng Agyarko of the New Patriotic Party (NPP).
At Saturday's primary organised by the NDC to select a candidate, Mr Brempong polled 415 out of the 724 total votes
He beat Selassie Agbo and Ekow Acquah who got 115 and 190 votes respectively.
The seat became vacant following the sudden death of Mr Emmanuel Kyeremanteng Agyarko, the Member of Parliament for the area on November 21.
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The Electoral Commission (EC) has set Thursday, January 10 to Saturday, January 12, 2019, to receive nominations for the Ayawaso West Wuogon constituency by-election.
Aspirants are to pay a filing fee of ¢10,000.
A statement signed and issued on Thursday by the Chairperson of the EC, Mrs Jean Mensa said, the nominations will be received at the Ayawaso District Office of the Commission between the hours of 9:00 am to 12 noon and 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm on each day.
Meanwhile, the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) will also have its primary on Saturday, December 29.