The Parliamentary Candidate of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in Abura Asebu Kwamankese in the Central Region, Felix Kwakye Ofosu, has conceded defeat.
He congratulated the eventual winner and incumbent Elvis Morris Donkor.
Mr Kwakye Ofosu in a Facebook post wrote: “It was so close yet so far for me. I lost by 176 votes.
“Congratulations Elvis Morris Donkor and better luck to me next time.
“I am also deeply grateful to all of you out there who supported my bid in diverse ways.”
Meanwhile, the New Patriotic Party’s candidate in the Ayawaso West Wuogon Constituency, Lydia Seyram Alhassan, has won the parliamentary elections.
She won the seat after polling 39,851 of the total votes cast in the elections held on Monday, December 7.
Her main contender, John Dumelo, who contested on the ticket of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), managed to poll 37,778.
The Independent Candidate had 108 votes. The candidate of the People’s National Convention (PNC) polled 160 votes.
Total valid votes cast was 77,604. Rejected stood at 595.
By Laud Nartey|3news.com|Ghana