Politics of Tue, 24 Apr 20187

NPP Polls: Jubilee House gave me money – NPP Greater Accra chair

The newly-elected Greater Accra Regional Chairman, Divine Otoo Agorhom has revealed that the presidency gave him money to campaign for the governing New Patriotic Party’s regional elections.

“They [Jubilee House] supported me, they called me, they encouraged me and they gave me money,” he told Umaru Amadu Sanda on Accra-based Citi FM.

“Even if they gave me GHS1, it is still money,” he retorted when asked for a figure.

The Standard Water CEO narrowly beat his arch-rival by polling a total of 276 valid votes, seven more than Mr Alfred Boye’s 269 in the poll on Saturday, 21 April held at the Trade Fair Centre.

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Another aspirant, Archibald Cobbina managed to poll 65 votes.

Mr Agorhom won despite support for his closest contestant by NPP MPs in the Greater Accra Region.



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