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NEC affirms Farouk Mahama as NPP Yendi parliamentary candidate

The National Executive Committee (NEC) of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) has declared Farouk Aliu Mahama as the party’s parliamentary candidate in Yendi.

The decision was arrived at during a meeting in Accra on Tuesday, April 9.

Violence erupted at the voting centre in Yendi disrupting the counting process.

The poll was between incumbent Yendi MP, Farouk Aliu Mahama and Chief Executive Officer of the Microfinance and Small Loans Centre (MASLOC), Hajia Abibata Shanni Mahama Zakariah.

One of the Electoral Commission officials supervising the poll was accused of destroying the ballots of Hajia Abibata leading to the disruption of the counting process.