Bugri Naabu Loses Northern Reg. NPP Seat

The incumbent Northern Regional Chairman of the ruling  New Patriotic Party (NPP), Daniel Bugri Naabu, was on Saturday defeated alongside four others at the Northern Regional delegates congress, losing his seat to his closest contender Mohammed A.Samba, a business magnate.

The congress which was held at the Aliu Mahama Sports stadium in Tamale saw  Mohammed A. Samba  floor Mr Naabu with 312 votes whiles the incumbent managed  116 votes from the total votes cast of 492.

Mohammed A. Samba, the new Northern Regional NPP Chairman

Bugri Naabu who was involved in a car accident on the Damongo-Bole highway when he was returning to Tamale after a campaign was tipped to retain his seat, especially when he towed his disfigured car to the Aliu Mahama Sports Stadium for  ‘sympathy votes’.

Apparently, the delegates had had enough of his drama and controversies, and rather decided to try a new candidate to lead them into the 2020 polls.
Iddrisu Sunday was eleccted the 1st Vice Chairman while the Northern Regional Coordinator of the Ghana School Feeding Programme (GSFP), Felicia Tettey was elected 2nd Vice Chair.

Mohammed Alhassan Ghana, one of the leading members of NPP popular vigilante group, the Kandahar Boys, won the Youth Organizer position.

Hajia Rahana Aziz won the Women’s Organizer position and Alhaji Sibidow Alhassan Yakubu won the Regional Treasurer position.

A total of 51 persons contested for only ten elective slots for the regional positions of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the region.

Below are the results


1.Mohammed A. Bantima Samba – 312

2.Alhaji Abdallah Hindu – 25

3.Alhaji Mugis Sibawey – 0

4.Daniel Bugri Naabu – 116

5.Amadu Inusah Dagomba Boy – 99

Assistant Secretary

1.Haruna Iddris – 288

2.Alhaji Baba Alhassan- 16

3.Abdallah Salifu DC – 154

4.Alhassan Abdul Jalil – 57

5. Kwawaja Ngamiba – 40

Youth Organizer

1.Frederick Tahiru -95

2.Shamuna Ghazi – 138

3.Adam Abdul Bashiru -13
4.Tamimu Fayal – 5

5.Mohammed A. Ghana – 270

6.Atik Shiraj – 31

Nasara Coordinator

1.Sulemana Alidu – 24
2.Adam Abdul Fatawu – 131
3.Shamuna Ilyasu – 275
4.Mohammed Shukurulah Bamba – 119
5.Abdul Rahaman Meriga – 2

Womens Organiser

1.Hajia Zulfawu Amadu-37

2.Suraiya Manan – 73

3.Hajia Rahana Aziz – 208

4.Hajia Safia Mohammed – 126

5.Hajia Ayishetu Mahama – 44

6.Issahaka Sahadatu – 62



Source: Ghana/mypowerfmonline.com

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