Minister of State in charge of Tertiary Education Professor Kwesi Yankah has won the New Patriotic Party (NPP) primary in the Agona East Constituency.
He polled 267 votes out of the total votes cast to win.
Professor Yankah beat competition from Prince Yaw Essah, who polled 127 votes, and Dr. Ken Abrokwa, who got 175 votes.
The Tertiary Education Minister, who is also an author, is seeking to enter Parliament for the first time on the NPP’s ticket.
The Agona East seat is currently occupied by NDC MP, Queenstar Maame Pokuah Sawyerr.