LIVE UPDATES: NPP parliamentary primaries

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Sat, 20 Jun 2020 Source: www.ghanaweb.com

New Patriotic Party’s (NPP) delegates are voting to elect parliamentary candidates for 168 constituencies.

This exercise is the second phase after the first phase of the primaries came off in September 2019 in constituencies with no sitting Members of Parliament.

Today, a total of 374 aspirants are contesting in the 168 constituencies. Out of the 374 persons, 325 are men while 51 are women.

Voting will take place at 2,365 polling centers nationwide and is expected to end at 1 pm.

Constituencies said to be hotspots include Dome Kwabenya in the Greater Accra Region. Deputy Majority Leader and Minister of State in charge of Public Procurement, Adwoa Safo locks horns with Mike Oquaye Junior, Ghana's High Commissioner to India.

The rest are Tema West, Tema East, Ablekuma North, Adentan, Adansi Asokwa, Bantama, Manhyia North, Asante Akim South, Sunyani East and Berekum East.

Source: www.ghanaweb.com
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