Mr Kojo Asomani, a former employee of Tigo Telecommunication Company, has been elected New Patriotic Party (NPP) Parliamentary Candidate for Gomoa East.
He polled 205 votes to beat his contestant Dr Marcus Danso, who obtained 199 votes in a peaceful election held at Gomoa Akramang.
The election was supervised by Mr Moses Tia, the Gomoa East District Director of the Electoral Commission (EC).
The constituency primary of the NPP had been delayed due to misunderstanding among supporters of the two constants.
It will be recalled that Gomoa East NPP could not elect a parliamentary candidate in June, because Mr Asomani and Dr Danso polled the same votes, that is 153, making it impossible to declare a winner.
Mr Adolf Mfodwo, a member of the party in Gomoa East who claimed that Dr Danso won the primary, filed an interlocutory injunction at the Agona Swedru High Court, to restrain the EC and NPP to proceed to conduct a fresh primary to elect a candidate.
Mr Mfodwo, therefore, prayed the court to declare Dr Danso the winner.
The court presided over by Mr Justice Peter Dei Ofei, dismissed the application for interlocutory injunction as being unmeritorious and misconceived.
According to the Judge there was no evidence at the court that Dr Danso won the primary, and therefore demised the application
Addressing the delegates after the election, Mr Richard Takyi Mensah, Central Regional Communication Director of NPP said the victory was not for Mr Asomani but for the entire party in Gomoa East.
He called on the supporters of the party not to rest on their oars, but work extra hard to defeat the National democratic Congress (NDC) in the 2016 elections.
Mr Mensah exhorted supporters of the two contestants not to engage in antagonistic behaviours, but to work as a team to win more votes for the party.
The Regional Communication Director claimed that the NPP was the only hope for Ghanaians, and they could not fail to win power in 2016 to liberate them from economic mess and corruption.
Mr Asomani thanked the delegates for the confidence reposed in him by voting massively for him, and pledged to work extra harder together with Dr Danso and his supporters to defeat the NDC in 2016.
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