Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia is leading the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) presidential primary, according to totaled data.
According to preliminary data, Dr. Bawumia received 118210 votes, or 61.43% of the total, while Mr. Agyapong, his closest competitor, received 71991 votes, or 37.41%.
The New Patriotic Party (NPP) presidential primary was won by Ghana’s vice president, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia.
Three other candidates were beaten by Dr. Bawumia: Kennedy Agyapong, the vocal MP for Assin Central; Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto, a former minister of agriculture; and Francis Addai-Nimoh, a former MP for Mampong.
Dr. Afriyie Akoto placed third by securing 1459 votes representing 0.76% while Addai-Nimoh garnered a meagre 781 representing 0.41%.
A total of 193339 delegates voted in Saturday’s presidential primary.
The total valid votes were 192, 441 with 898 votes rejected. Turn out was 94.63%.