Posted: Saturday 8th December 2012 at 12:08 pm

Moses Asaga lose Nabdam seat to Boniface Agambilla

General News of Saturday, 8 December 2012

Source: Daily Graphic

Moses Asaga Beard

Mr Moses Asaga, the incumbent NDC Member of Parliament for Nabdam who is also Employment and Social Welfare Minister has lost his seat to Boniface Agambilla of the NPP.

Agambilla who is a former Minister of the Upper East Region polled 7,097 votes as against 6,545 by Moses Asaga.

Daily Graphic correspondent in the Upper East Region Benjamin Xornam Glover reported that President John Dramani Mahama of the NDC however gained maximum votes of 7,533 in the constituency as against that of his closest competitor Nana Akufo Addo who polled 4,719.

It is the second time Agambilla, 63, who is also a former Executive Secretary of the National Service Scheme (NSS) was attempting to become MP. He first contested in 2008 and lost.

Moses Asaga has been Member of Parliament for Nabdam since 1996.

Nabdam Constituency Results

Presidential

NDC – 7,533

GCPP 101

NPP 4,719

PPP 131

UFP 32

PNC 64

CPP 38

Ind – 29

Reject ballots 342

Total votes cast 14,309

Parliamentary

NDC – Moses Asaga – 6,545

NPP – Boniface Agambilla – 7,097

PPP – Ditamina Gabilemm – 175

CPP – William Atampugre – 52

PNC – Kurug David – 98

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