Mr. Ebo Barton-Oduro, Incumbent Member of Parliament (MP) for Cape Coast, on Saturday earned 317 votes to contest Election 2012 when he beat two other contestants in National Democratic Congress’ (NDC) primaries held in Cape Coast.
The Primaries which was keenly contested had Mr. Kwaku Ricket Hagan bagging 82 votes whiles Mr. Justice Kofi Boison got 49.
A total of 452 delegates voted including 15 proxy votes while four ballots were rejected during ruling party’s primaries.
The election was conducted by the Electoral Commission headed by Mr. Anthony Nyame, Assistant Metropolitan Electoral Commissioner.
Mr. Barton-Oduro expressed gratitude to all members of the Party and reminded them that the victory belonged to the party as a whole and not just him as an individual.
He urged them to join forces with him and his outfit in order to win in the upcoming December 7 general elections, giving the assurance that he would not disappoint them.
Other contenders congratulated him and promised to throw their weight behind him in order to gain victory for the NDC.
Also present at the polls were the Central Regional Chairman of the NDC, Mr. Samuel Adu-Yeboah, the National Communications Director of the NDC, Mr. James Asante and Mr. Elvis Christian Amoasah, Cape Coast Constituency Chairman of the NDC.