The Executive Director of the National Service Scheme (NSS) and parliamentary candidate for the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Yagaba/Kubori Constituency has annexed the seat for the NPP. 

Hon. Mustapha Ussif who won the seat in the 2012 elections but later lost to his predecessor, Alhaji Ibrahim Abdul Rauf Tanko in 2016 has successfully made his way back to parliament for the 2nd time with a landslide victory.

He won with 64.01% (18,153) of total votes cast against 33.14% (9,393) votes by the incumbent, Alhaji Ibrahim Abdul Rauf Tanko. 

This becomes the second time Hon. Ussif and the NPP have won the seat since its creation in 2004. 

The NPP Presidential Candidate, Nana Akufo-Addo also managed to pull 17,099 votes against 9,881 votes of candidate John Mahama.  

Joint security operatives were deployed to restore peace in the constituency after an attack on the residence of Hon. Ussif and the only media house in the area.

The elections recorded no incident and the atmosphere remained calm with jubilation by supporters of Hon. Ussif across the Constituency.

The NPP in the North East Region managed to gain 4 out of the 6 constituencies in the region.