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Bono East Minister loses seat to NDC's Sanja Nanja

Tue, 8 Dec 2020 Source: Class FM

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) Parliamentary Candidate, Sanja Nanja, has reclaimed the Atebubu-Amanten seat from the New Patriotic Party (NPP).

Mr Nanja in 2016 lost his seat to the NPP's Kofi Amoakohene, who doubles as the Bono East Regional Minister.

He garnered 32,806 of valid votes cast to beat the incumbent who doubles as the Bono East Regional Minister, Kofi Amoakohene who polled 22,815 votes.

Henna Kwaku Abraham of the PPP polled 308 votes with 862 votes being rejected votes.

In all, 55,929 registered voters cast their votes.

It can be recalled that in 2016, members of the Atebubu Traditional Council banned Sanja Nanja from the Constituency for insulting the Queen Mother of the area, Nana Afuah Denyina, on live radio.

The presidential and parliamentary elections came off yesterday, Monday, December 7, 2020. A total of 833 candidates contested the parliamentary race in all 275 constituencies in the country.

Source: Class FM
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