The Member of Parliament (MP) for Navrongo Central, Sampson Tangombu Chiragiaa is receiving competition from 4 others in his attempt to secure another bid to lead the party into the 2024 election.
In total, 5 persons have expressed interest in leading the party to the upcoming general election.
They are Simon Akibange Aworigo, Stanislaus Alu Kadingdi, Sampson Tangombu Chiragia, Pius Ayemva Avio And Dr. Jacob Paarechuga Anankware.
Meanwhile, former Regional Minister for the Upper East and Upper West Regions and linguistics lecturer at the University of Education, Winneba, Professor Ephraim Avea Nsoh has made public his interest in leading the National Democratic Congress to the polls in the Bongo constituency of the Upper East Region come 2024.
He joins 5 other people, including the sitting MP, Edward Bawa, who have shown interest in leading the party.
The interested persons are, Wahabu Mohammed, Avea Ephraim Nsoh, Edward Abambire Bawa, Charles Bawaduah, Amos Atanga Atia And Dr. Rainer Akumperigya.
Meanwhile, in the Builsa South Constituency, Dr. Clement Abass Apaak, the sitting MP, would contest unopposed.
In Tempane, the sitting MP, Lydia Akanvariba Lamisi, would also run unopposed.
When Jonathan Abdallah Salifu, the Upper East Regional Communication Officer, spoke to Mark Smith on A1 Radio’s Day Break Upper East Show today, February 28, 2023, he explained that the huge number indicates the growth of interest in the NDC.
“You see the number? It shows you the party has become attractive. People have interest in the party,” he said.
See full list below here: Full list of candidates for NDC primaries in Upper East Region
Source: A1radioonline.com|101.1MHz|Mark Kwasi Ahumah Smith|Ghana