NPP primaries: Bugri Naabu loses election in monumental upset

He lost the NPP Northern Regional chairmanship to business mogul Mohammed A. Baantima Samba on Saturday in a race that was expected to be too close to call.

He lost the NPP Northern Regional chairmanship seat to business mogul Mohammed A. Baantima Samba on Saturday in a race that was expected to be too close to call.

But it turned out to be a walk in the park for his main opponent Samba. He secure 312 votes of a total votes cast of 492 to emerge as the new regional chairman.

Sule Sambian, a private legal practitioner, won the Secretary position while Alhaji Rashid COP, the immediate former Youth Organizer won the Regional Organizer position.

Below are the results

ChairmanMohammed A. Bantima Samba - 312Alhaji Abdallah Hindu - 25Alhaji Mugis Sibawey - 0Daniel Bugri Naabu - 116Amadu Inusah Dagomba Boy - 99Assistant SecretaryHaruna Iddris - 288Alhaji Baba Alhassan- 16Abdallah Salifu DC - 154Alhassan Abdul Jalil - 57Kwawaja Ngamiba - 40Youth OrganizerFrederick Tahiru -95Shamuna Ghazi - 138Adam Abdul Bashiru -13Tamimu Fayal - 5 Mohammed A. Ghana - 270Atik Shiraj - 31Nasara Coordinator:1.Sulemana Alidu - 242.Adam Abdul Fatawu - 1313.Shamuna Ilyasu - 2754.Mohammed Shukurulah Bamba - 1195.Abdul Rahaman Meriga - 2Womens Organiser1.Hajia Zulfawu Amadu-372.Suraiya Manan - 733.Hajia Rahana Aziz - 2084.Hajia Safia Mohammed - 1265.Hajia Ayishetu Mahama - 446.Issahaka Sahadatu - 62

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