Some supporters of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Ashanti have taken to the streets to celebrate the victory of the Vice President of Ghana Dr Mahamadu Bawumia after the Electoral Commission (EC) declared him winner of the party’s super delegates conference in the region.
The vice president was overwhelmingly endorsed by delegates in the region by amassing 97 votes out of the total 118 votes cast to beat his main rivals Alan Kyeremateng and Kennedy Ohene Agyapong who had ten and six votes respectively
Former minister of Food and Agriculture, Dr Afriyie Akoto garnered five votes with the remaining six candidates getting nothing out of the total votess cast.
Following the declaration of the results, some NPP supporters who went into jubilation mood took to the streets to express their happiness about the results
Ali Surage, a member of the campaign team for the Vice president, in an interview with OTEC News reporter Jacob Agyenim Boateng after the elections said Dr Mahamadu Bawumia will be the eventual winner comes November 4, 2023 in the party’s final presidential primaries.
He commended all the delegates for voting massively for the Vice president, adding that, the results reflects what those at the grassroots want.
Meanwhile some top Executives of the NPP in the Asawase Constituency say they have declared their support for the Vice president in the main contest.
The executives opined that Dr Mahamadu Bawumia is the best person to lead NPP win 2024 general polls.
Source: Ghana/otecfmghana.com/Jacob Agyenim Boateng