NPP 2016 Primaries

Agyepong shows ‘might’ BUT aspirants threaten to boycott

A standoff has ensued between parliamentary aspirants contesting the Korle Klottey primary and executives of the NPP that has now left Sunday’s scheduled primary in doubt. The aspirants have joined forces in a bid to push the party to postpone the primary scheduled for Sunday. JOY NEWS has intercepted a party letter that had agreed to hold the Primaries next week ...

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NPP Primaries: Naa Torshie-Addo falls; Kofi Brako retains Tema Central

Polls have closed in NPP’s parliamentary primaries at Tema West with incumbent Naa Torshie-Addo falling heavily to Carlos Ahenkorah. Carlos Ahenkorah polled 446 votes, while Torshie-Addo polled 273. A third candidate Adwoa Amoako got only two votes. Also at Tema Central incumbent Kofi Brako beat his contender Agyemang Prempeh with 315 votes. Agyemang Prempeh Earlier during voting, Agyemang Prempeh raised ...

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NPP MP demands recount after losing by one vote

Defeated NPP Member of Parliament for Manso Nkwanta in the Ashanti Region, Grace Addo, has petitioned the party for a recount of last Saturday’s parliamentary results. “I petitioned the regional chairman. I was expecting that they will call me but he told me he was going to Accra yesterday, when he comes he will get back to me, but he ...

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STATEMENT: AKUFO-ADDO CONGRATULATES NPP ON SUCCESSFUL PARLIAMENTARY PRIMARIES

This is to congratulate all the newly-elected parliamentary candidates of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the just ended parliamentary primaries of Saturday, June 13, 2015, which were held in 245 out of the 275 constituencies across the country. I congratulate all party executives, delegates and aspirants for the peaceful, credible, efficient and successful manner in which the elections, the ...

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NPP Primaries – 24 Sitting MPs “SACKED”

Some mighty names in the august House on the ticket of the New Patriotic Party have fallen as results in the party’s parliamentary primaries trickles in. Notable names such as Dr Richard Anane, Hon Isaac Osei, Hon Addai-Nimoh, Hon. Edward Anin and Hon Elizabeth Agyemang are on the list of shocking casualities. The list of people who will not have ...

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22-year-old law STUDENT wins NPP primary at Kwabre East Constituency

A 22-year-old lady, Francisca Oteng-Mensah, has won the New Patriotic Party (NPP) parliamentary primary in the Kwabre East Constituency in the Ashanti Region. Ms Oteng-Mensah beat the incumbent MP for the constituency, Kofi Frempong. She is said to be a second-year law student at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST). Graphic Online has gathered that Francisca is ...

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Fallen MPs: Dr. Anane, Gifty Klenam, Isaac Osei et al. out of Parliament

According to provisional results available to Joy News, the Member of Parliament for Nhyiaso constituency Dr. Richard Anane would not return to Parliament in 2017 after losing in the NPP’s primary. The former Minister of Health lost to former Ashanti Regional Organiser Kennedy Kankam.  Dr. Anane obtained 110 votes while Mr. Kankam had 247. Kweku Appiah Menkah polled 80, and ...

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I have mixed feelings after winning – Oppong-Nkrumah

Former Joy FM super morning show host, Kojo Oppong-Nkrumah says he has mixed feelings after winning the Ofoase Ayirebi seat in the Eastern region. He won by 219 votes and would be contesting the seats on the ticket of the NPP. “I am happy, I am sad…it’s a mixture of feelings..,” he said. He attributed his victory to hard work ...

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NPP primaries: ‘Troublemakers’ will be arrested – Police

The Police have warned persons who intend to cause trouble at the New Patriotic Party’s (NPP) Parliamentary primaries, to drop such plans because they will be prosecuted if arrested. “The public are, therefore, entreated to observe the electoral laws, and the rules and regulations governing the polls to avoid committing any electoral offences.  Those who break the law shall be ...

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NPP Primaries: 6 Sitting MPs No More Interested In Going To Parliament 2016

The fate of opposition New Patriotic Party parliamentary members for 2016 will be decided on June 13, 2015 with fear of some incucmbent members losing their seats to newcomers. The “Mugabe’s” of the NPP MP’s must ‘fight’ for their seats or risk being kicked out from the throne like how Gen Buhari did to Jonathan Goodluck in Nigeria. Notwithstanding the ...

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