Sarah Adwoa Safo, Member of Parliament for Dome-Kwabenya constituency will still represent the New Patriotic Party in the constituency after beating Mike Oquaye Junior during the party’s parliamentary primaries on Saturday.
Adwoa Safo won the elections with 8 votes after polling 496 votes, while his opponent Mike Oquaye Junior, Ghana’s commissioner in India, polled 488.
This is the second time Mike Oquaye Junior is facing Adwoa Safo.
Oquaye Junior’s father, Prof. Aaron Mike Oquaye, the MP for the constituency from 2004 to 2012.
He decided to endorse his son for the candidateship but his son lost to Adwoa Safo who proceeded to win the seat for the party during the general election in 2012.
The Dome-Kwabenya Constituency was established before the 2004 elections after being formed out of the Abokobi-Madina constituency. It is a fortress of the NPP in the capital region.