Musician turned politician Bice Osei Kufour, popularly known as Obour, has lost the bid to become the NPP Parliamentary candidate for the Asante Akim South constituency.

The former president of the Musicians Union of Ghana (MUSIGA) lost the election to the incumbent MP for the constituency, Kwaku Asante Boateng.

During the Parliamentary Primaries held by the NPP on June 10, the MP came through with 360 votes and Obour followed with 296.

The other candidates, namely, Edmond Oppong Peprah, William Yamoah and Eric Amoah had 9, 32 and 8 votes respectively.