Finally NDC's BT Baba wins Talensi seat

The ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC) has recaptured the Talensi seat beating the opposition NPP

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BT Baba wins Talensi seat

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Former Chairman of the Ghana Olympic Committee (GOC) Benson Tongo Baba has emerged winner of the by-election held in the Talensi Constituency of the Upper East Region on Tuesday, July 7.

According to figures from the Electoral Commission, Mr Baba, a former head of the Ghana Prisons Service, polled 10,366 votes to emerge winner and replace Robert Nachinab Mosore as Member of Parliament for the Constituency.

BT Baba's votes represent 42.31 per cent of the valid votes cast.

The New Patriotic Party's Thomas Duanab Wuni came a close second with 6,845 votes representing 27.94 per cent of valid votes cast.

Only nine votes separated his and that of People's National Convention's Michael Womeogo Namalteng, who had the support of the Convention People's Party (CPP).

Progressive People’s Party’s Joseph Toatoba polled 214 votes while the New Vision Party’s James Bambora Doubil polled 93 votes.

The Ghana Freedom Party’s Yaro Bameezina Philip polled 68 votes while the United People’s Party’s Isaac Kungarzore had 49 votes.

Independent People's Party’s Dennis Attiah Tambil polled 68 of the valid votes cast.

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