Ablekuma Central National Democratic Congress (NDC) incumbent Member of Parliament (MP), Mr. Theophilus Tetteh Chaie, on Saturday beat four other contestants in the party’s primaries in the constituency.

He had 238 votes to beat Alhaji Halidu Haruna, who had 165 votes, Basha A. Harsey, who had 9 votes, Frank Mutachilu Mayonga, who polled 3 votes and Godslove Charles Kwatelai Quartey could not obtain any vote .

It was jubilation galore as Mr Chaie was declared winner and delegates took to the dancing floor to display their dancing prowess, while some were seen busily calling friends and family members on their phones to give them either the good news or bad news.

Mr Chaie called on members of the NDC to remain united to win the seat in the December elections.

He said his victory indicated that the party was committed to the welfare of the youth and thanked NDC members for ensuring a smooth election.

Alhaji Halidu Haruna said the results of the polls were testimony that democracy had prevailed and that the delegates has also spoken.

He called on the vanquish contestants to rally behind the winner to enable him to retain the Ablekuma Central seat.

Alhaji Hudu Yayah, a leading member of the NDC, congratulated the contestants and members of the constituency for showing sportsmanship.

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