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Savannah Regional Minister, Salifu Adam Braimah loses Salaga South seat

BY: Samuel Duodu
 Salifu Adam Braimah
Salifu Adam Braimah

The Savannah Regional Minister and the incumbent Member of Parliament (MP) for Salaga South, Mr Salifu Adam Braimah has lost his second term bid to Parliament.

He was defeated by the National Democratic Congress’ (NDC) Hajia Zuwera Ibrahimah.

Hajia Zuwera as she is affectionately called secured 20,525 votes to defeat Mr Braimah who secured 19, 086 votes.

Hajai Zuwera also becomes the first female MP for the constituency since Ghana returned to multiparty democracy in 1992.

Below are the certified results for Salaga South Constituency

PARLIAMENTARY

Salifu Adam Braimah (NPP) - 19,086

Hajia Zuwera Ibrahimah (NDC) - 20,525

Mutari Abdul Jalilu (PNC) - 169

Bagyim Abraham Mbido (IND) - 1,806

Total valid votes: 41,582

Rejected: 1,092

Total votes cast: 42,694

PRESIDENTIAL

NPP - 16,923

NDC - 23,127

GUM - 246

CPP -  41

GFP  - 68

APC - 30

LPG - 27

PNC - 54

PPP - 59

NDP - 143

Total valid votes: 40,844

Rejected: 1,897

Total votes cast: 42,741