In elections held on Friday, February 12, Alhaji MND Jawula lost to retired teacher Adam Zakaria in the Savannah Region.
Both MND Jawula and a third candidate, Mohammed Adams Abdul, a lecturer at the Bolgatanga Technical University, failed to get any votes.
Mr Zakari, 65, polled 14 out of 14 votes to emerge winner.
He will join the Council as representative of the Savannah Region in the next four years.
The elections were conducted by the Electoral Commission, Ghana (EC) in accordance with Paragraph (C) of Clause 2 of Article 89 of the 1992 Constitution.