Agyarko's wife wins big in Ayawaso West Wuogon NPP primary

Madam Lydia Alhassan has scored a massive victory over four other contenders to win the New Patriotic Party (NPP) nomination to contest the Awayaso West Wuogon by-election.

Madam Lydia Alhassan

The seat became vacant following the demise of her husband, Emmanuel Kyeremanteng Agyarko.

She secured 441 votes out of the 668 valid votes cast to beat her contenders.

Mr Ato Williams had 131 votes, Madam Yaa Aboagye had 76 votes, Mr Samuel Amankwah got 19 votes and Madam Victoria Esinam Ansah Offei had one vote.

In a statement, she dedicated the victory to her late husband and thanked all the voters for the love expressed in diverse ways after the demise of the husband.


The GNA quoted her as saying the victory marked the beginning of the campaign to retain the seat and appealed to members in the constituency to work in tandem with her.

“This is just the beginning and it should send a signal to our opponents that we are battle ready”, she added.


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