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‘New faces’ battling for NDC seats [Photos]

When some unexpected names popped up to be contesting in the New Patriotic Party (NPP) primaries, it got the whole nation talking.

However the sheer number of names and caliber of people eyeing various Parliamentary seats in the governing National Democratic Congress (NDC), is also tickling the fancy of many political watchers.

Former President Jerry Rawlings’ daughter Dr. Ezenator Rawlings is said to have declared her intentions to Korle Klottey constituency in the Greater Accra Region.

She, in an earlier interview with Citi News debunked growing reports that she was looking to actively enter politics but sources deep within the Rawlings family have confirmed she is most likely to contest.

Dr. Ezenator Rawlings
Dr. Ezenator Rawlings
Kwame Dzokoto
Popular TV presenter Seth Kwame Dzokoto is eyeing the Takwa Nsuayem seat in the Western Region.
John Jinapor
The current Ayawaso North constituency Member of Parliament, Dr Mustapha Ahmed will face competition from former sports presenter Muhammed Amin Lamptey.
sam fletcher
Sam Fletcher is also hoping to enter Parliament to serve in former MP Ama Benyiwa Doe’s constituency, Gomoa West in the Central Region.


Sam George
Sam ‘Dzata’ George will be daring veteran ET Mensah who has been the MP for Ningo Prampram since 1996. When Sam George was asked on the Citi Breakfast Show on Thursday about his chances against ET Mensah, he said in Ga (local language), “I’ll face him squarely and will beat him.”
Francis-Xavier Sosu is popular for his human rights cases and recently went to court challenging the incarceration of Charles Antwi who confessed in open court that he wanted to kill President Mahama.
Ras Mubarak
Ras Mubarak has made an interesting turn in his ambition to enter Parliament. After losing the Ablekuma North constituency in the 2012 elections, he is now vying for the Kumbungu seat.
Felix Kwakye Ofosu
Felix Kwakye Ofosu A Deputy Communications Minister Felix Kwakye Ofosu is replacing Ras Mubarak for theh NDC in the Ablekuma North constituency.
kpesah whyte
Dr Michael Kpesah Whyte The Acting Executive Director for the National Service Secretariat Dr Kpesah Whyte is also looking to contest in the Shai Osu Doku constituency.


By: Nana Boakye-Yiadom and Mawuli Tsikata/citifmonline.com/Ghana


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