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Northern Region 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.

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The incumbent Northern Regional chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Daniel Bugri Naabu has lost his re-election bid.

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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.

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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


Mohammed A. Bantima Samba - 312

Alhaji Abdallah Hindu - 25

Alhaji Mugis Sibawey - 0

Daniel Bugri Naabu - 116

Amadu Inusah Dagomba Boy - 99

Assistant Secretary

Haruna Iddris - 288

Alhaji Baba Alhassan- 16

Abdallah Salifu DC - 154

Alhassan Abdul Jalil - 57

Kwawaja Ngamiba - 40

Youth Organizer

Frederick Tahiru -95

Shamuna Ghazi - 138

Adam Abdul Bashiru -13
Tamimu Fayal - 5 

Mohammed A. Ghana - 270

Atik Shiraj - 31

Nasara Coordinator:

1.Sulemana Alidu - 24
2.Adam Abdul Fatawu - 131
3.Shamuna Ilyasu - 275
4.Mohammed Shukurulah Bamba - 119
5.Abdul Rahaman Meriga - 2

Womens Organiser

1.Hajia Zulfawu Amadu-37

2.Suraiya Manan - 73

3.Hajia Rahana Aziz - 208

4.Hajia Safia Mohammed - 126

5.Hajia Ayishetu Mahama - 44

6.Issahaka Sahadatu - 62

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