Ahafo votes 99.67 percent for new region

Residents of Ahafo in the Brong Ahafo Region have voted massively for the creation of a new region in the enclave.

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According to the Electoral Commission, a total of 277,663 voters, from 307,108 eligible voters, turned out for Thursday's referendum in the area.

In all, a total of 276,763 representing 99.67 per cent of the total votes cast, voted YES, while 675 representing 0.24 per cent voted NO.

A total of 225 representing 0.08 per cent votes were rejected.

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