Saturday 24th August, 2019
By Prosper K. Kuorsoh, GNA
Wa, Aug. 24, GNA – The National Democratic
Congress (NDC) Parliamentary Primaries has commenced smoothly across the nine
participating constituencies in the Upper West Region despite the rainy
The 11 constituencies in the region has
total number of 9,346 delegates, however, a total number of 8,304 delegates are
expected to casts their ballots in the nine constituencies partaking in the
The remaining two constituencies, namely;
Nandom and Daffiama-Bussie-Issa constituencies are going unopposed.
In the nine constituencies, Lambussie has
664 delegates; Wa West 1,140; Wa East 969; Jirapa 1,070; Lawra 752; Sissala
East 754; Sissala West 638; Nadowli-Kaleo 872 and Wa Central 1,391 delegates.
Thirty-six candidates are contesting the
primaries in the region with two going unopposed.
Mr Prosper Puo-ire, the Regional Communications
Officer confirmed to the Ghana News Agency that elections had commenced
smoothly across all nine constituencies in the region.
He was hopeful they would have an incident
free election, which according to him would further strengthen the party in the
region for the 2020 general elections.