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IGP commends his men for a successful by-election in Kumawu

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Dr. George Akuffo Damprae, the Inspector General of Police, praised the officers who were sent to Kumawu to supervise the by-elections.

Dr Dampare was seen cross-crossing the constituency throughout the election day on Tuesday, May 23 to ensure that the election was conducted peacefully and in accordance with the laws of the land.

At the end of the polls, the New Patriotic Party (NPP) candidate Ernest Yaw Anim won by a landslide margin.

READ ALSO: Ernest Anim of the NPP wins Kumawu By-election

He polled 15,264 votes to defeat the National Democratic Congress (NDC) candidate, Kwesi Amankwah, and the two other Independent Candidates.

Kwesi Amankwah of the NDC received 3,723 votes, while Kwaku Duah (1) received 2,478 votes and the other Kwaku Duah received 62 votes.

Below is the full certified results

Ernest Yaw Anim (NPP) – 15,264 (70.91%)

Kwasi Amankwah (NDC) – 3,723 (17.29%)

Kwaku Duah 1 (Ind) – 2,478 (11.51%)

Kwaku Duah 2 (Ind) – 62 (0.29%)

Total valid votes – 21,527

Rejected – 204

Total votes cast – 21,731

Registered voters – 34,790

Turnout – 62.46%

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