October 19, 2010

The New Patriotic Party (NPP) Member of Parliament -elect for Atiwa, Kwasi Amoako-Attah was this morning formally sworn –in as a Member of Parliament by the Speaker of Parliament Joyce Bamford Addo.

The MP was elected during a recently held by -election in Atiwa, after the incubent MP, Kwesi Annor Ankamh died on 1st July 2010 in the United Kingdom, ( U.K) while receiving medical treatment.

Kwasi Amoako-Attah won the polls after polling 20,282 or 75 percent of valid votes cast beating the ruling National Democratic Congress’ Emmanuel Atta Twum obtained 6,190 or 22.89% of the votes to place second, followed in third position by the New Vision Party’s George Apraku Padmore with 477 or 1.76% votes while the People’s National Convention’s Kasum Abdul-Karim came at the tail of the pack with 94 or 0.35% of votes.

He has promised to continue with the good work that his predecessor initiated and also bring about a lot development in the area to improve the welfare of the constituents.

Story by : Kwadwo Anim/ghanamps.gov.gh