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26-Feb-2019  
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A former National Organiser of the opposition NDC, Yaw Boateng Gyan, has called for unity within the NDC in order to achieve victory in the 2020 general elections following the overwhelming endorsement of former President John Dramani Mahama as flag bearer.

He called on party members to put their differences aside and support the task ahead for victory 2020.

Speaking on NEAT FM’s morning show ‘Ghana Montie’, Yaw Boateng Gyan noted that mistakes that led to their defeat in 2016 must not be repeated.

“We shouldn’t repeat all those mistakes again in 2020. If we repeat that, then I am sorry we will again lose the 2020 election,” he told host Kwesi Aboagye.

262, 942 delegates had to decide between seven candidates, namely: Second Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Mr Alban Sumani K. Bagbin, businessman Alhaji Nurideen Iddrisu, former President John Dramani Mahama, former Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA), Mr Sylvester Adinam Mensah (Sly); former Trade Minister, Ekwow Mr Spio-Garbrah; Mr Augustus Goosie Tanoh and former Vice-Chancellor of University of Professional Studies, Accra (UPSA), Prof. Joshua Alabi

At the end of the day, John Dramani Mahama grabbed 213,487 votes representing 95.24% out of the total valid vote cast of 225,521.

He was followed by Prof. Joshua Alabi who managed only 3,404 votes representing 1.52% while Alban Sumani Kingsford Bagbin placed third with 2,301 representing 1.033%.

Goosie Tanoh, the founder of the defunct National Reformed Party, came fourth with 2,091 votes respectively representing 0.93%.

The former Trade and Industry Minister in the Mahama government, Ekwow Spio Garbrah received 1,447 votes which represent 0.65% of the total votes.

Mr. Sylvester Mensah and Nurudeen Iddrisu secured a paltry 934 of valid votes cast representing 0.42% and 520 votes representing 0.23% respectively.
 
 
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