A former District Chief Executive for Sawla-Tuna Kalba district in the Northern Region has won the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Parliamentary primary.
[contextly_sidebar id=”4WCzOQkPJZ6X6thdxdtahyM36q93BdLn”]James Sunyahzi Kipo polled 276 out of 472 total votes cast to secure space on the 2016 Parliamentary ballot.
His other two contenders, Awusi Naatogmah Mahama secured 113 votes against that of Albert Obara Wuor who polled 43 votes.
Sulemana Musah Kalamulai, the NPP’s research officer in charge of the constituency in a Citi News interview described the primary as successful.
Sawla-Tuna Kalba is one of the orphan constituencies in the Northern Region where the NPP is eyeing in 2016.
The party is targeting 17 out of the 31 constituencies in 2016.
The NPP in 2012 moved from three to 10 seats in the region noted to be one of the NDC’s strongholds.
By: Abdul Karim Naatogmah/citifmonline.com/Ghana