Muntaka Mubarak to contest Asawase seat unopposed

Muntaka Mubarak to contest Asawase seat unopposed
Source: Ghana | Myjoyonline.com | NSA
Date: 03-09-2019 Time: 11:09:06:pm

The incumbent Asawase MP, Muntaka Mubarak will contest the 2020 parliamentary elections on the ticket of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) unopposed.

This follows the acceptance of a report by the Doe Adjaho Committee which was constituted look into petitions surrounding the selection of parliamentary candidates.

The NDC held parliamentary primaries nationwide but the elections were put on hold in five constituencies including Asawase.

Elections were later held in four of the constituencies leaving Asawase where some NDC members had filed a petition to the National Executive Council of the party following their inability to file the nomination form of Masawudu Mubarick, the aspirant who is challenging the incumbent.

In a statement copied to Joy News, the party’s General Secretary, Johnson Asiedu Nketia said the issues have been settled and Mr. Mubarak will now go unopposed.

Below is the statement:

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