In an anticipated victory, Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has emerged as the winner of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) presidential primary, securing a remarkable 61.43% of the total valid votes.

This resounding win cements his strong position within the party and positions him as a leading contender for the upcoming general elections.

Out of the total valid votes cast, Dr. Bawumia received an impressive 118,210 votes, significantly outpacing his closest rivals. Kennedy Agyapong, a prominent NPP figure, garnered 71,991 votes, representing 37.42% of the total valid votes, a strong showing but falling short of Dr. Bawumia’s lead.

Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto, another candidate in the NPP flagbearership race, secured 1,459 votes, garnering 0.76% of the total valid votes. Although his support was comparatively low, Dr. Afriyie Akoto’s participation in the race showcases the democratic nature of the NPP’s selection process.

Francis Addai-Nimoh, who also vied for the NPP presidency, managed to amass only 781 votes, representing a mere 0.41%. While his support was minimal, his commitment to the NPP’s candidacy race highlights the inclusivity within the party.

Dr. Bawumia’s victory in the NPP presidential primary comes as no surprise, given his strong track record as Vice President and his dedication to the NPP’s ideology. With such a commanding lead, Dr. Bawumia demonstrates the faith the party members have in his leadership abilities.

As the NPP’s presidential candidate, Dr. Bawumia will now shift his focus towards the upcoming general elections.
His formidable showing in the party primary has undoubtedly positioned him as a frontrunner and reinforced his chances of becoming the next President of Ghana.

The NPP’s selection of Dr. Bawumia showcases the party’s commitment to advancing its agenda and maintaining its strong political presence. With his overwhelming support within the party, Dr. Bawumia sets the stage for an exciting and potentially decisive general election campaign.

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