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Police set up committee to investigate Ayawaso by-election incident

The Police Administration has set up a committee to investigate the Ayawaso West Wuogon Constituency by-election shooting incident to cover the professional and criminal conduct of those involved in the incident. A statement signed by Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Mr David Eklu, Director General of Public Affairs said ACP …

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Lydia Alhassan sworn in as MP for Ayawaso West Wuogon

Mr Joseph Osei Owusu, the First Deputy Speaker of Parliament, on Thursday, swore into office Madam Lydia Seyram Alhassan as the Member of Parliament (MP) for Ayawaso West Wuogon, in the Greater Accra Region. Madam Alhasaan, who is replacing Mr Emmanuel Kyeremanteng Agyarko, beat three other contestants, in a by-election …

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Minority boycott Parliament over new MP

The Minority in Parliament on Tuesday walked out when Ms Lydia Alhassan was being sworn in as the new Member of Parliament (MP) for Ayawaso West Wuogon. According to the Minority they do not want to be associated with a process, which they described as flawed, due to the violence …

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Centre-right ideology could better serve the people – Bawumia

The Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, has observed that the principles of the centre-right political parties that promote democracy, free market economy and freedom, underpinned the system that would unleash the productive capabilities of the people and enhance their welfare. He noted that those values historically demonstrated how to liberate …

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My victory is a“Yes Vote”for President Akufo-Addo-Lydia Alhassan

Madam Lydia Seyram Alhassan, the Member of Parliament-Elect for the Ayawaso West Wuogon, has expressed optimism that her endorsement in the just ended polls is an affirmation by Ghanaians of the good works of the Nana Akufo-Addo-led government. She declared:” Mr President, this is a referendum and a “yes vote” …

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Polls-related shooting incident victims discharged

All persons injured in the Ayawaso West Wuogon parliamentary by-election shooting incident, and admitted at Legon hospital, have been discharged. Mr. Eric Gaisie, the Administrator, confirmed this to the Ghana News Agency and said there were 18 of them. They were allowed to go home after thorough observation and treatment. …

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Lydia Alhassan wins Ayawaso West Wuogon by-election

Madam Lydia Seyram Alhassan of the New Patriotic Party has won the Ayawaso West Wuogon Parliamentary by-election. Results of 136 out of the 137 Polling stations certified by the Electoral Commission indicated that she polled 12, 030 votes to beat three other contestants. Mr Delali Kwesi Brempong of the National …

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Ayawaso West Wuogon incident: More injuries treated – Hospital 

The University of Ghana Hospital, Legon, says the number of injured persons at the facility, related to the Ayawaso West Wuogon incident, have risen from seven to 18. Giving an update on their condition on Thursday, Mr Eric Gaisey, the Administrator of the Hospital, told the Ghana News Agency in …

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EC goes ahead with Ayawaso West Wuogon by-election despite NDC withdrawal 

The Electoral Commission (EC) on Thursday said it would go ahead with the Ayawaso West Wuogon Parliamentary by-election despite the announcement by the National Democratic Congress (NDC) that it has withdrawn its Mr Delali Kwasi Brempong, its candidate from the race. Mr Kwame Amoah, the Greater Accra Regional Director of …

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NDC says it is withdrawing from Ayawaso West Wuogon by-election

Mr Samuel Ofosu-Ampofo, the Chairman of the Opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), on Thursday, announced that the Party is withdrawing from the ongoing Ayawaso West Wuogon Parliamentary by-election. Mr Ofosu-Ampofo told journalists the Party came to the decision in consultation with its candidate, Mr Delali Kwasi Brempong, following the outbreak …

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