The incumbent National Democratic Congress (NDC) Member of Parliament for the Sagnarigu Constituency Alhaj A.B.A. Fuseini has accused his close contender from the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) Madam Felicia Tettey of vote buying in the just ended parliamentary elections.
He said the NPP PC bribed the electorates with items including salted fish and Maggi cubes in exchange for votes.
Speaking on an Accra based Citi FM monitored by choiceNews, ABA Fuseini said,” The integrity and intelligence of the people of Sagnarigu cannot be traded on the altar of ‘Kako’, ‘Momoni’ and Maggi cubes.”
Mr ABA Fuseini has retained his seat for the next four years.
He was declared winner of the seat at the Sagnarigu Constituency collation center on Tuesday afternoon December 7.
He polled 34, 989 votes to beat his challenger, the NPP’s Madam Felicia Tettey who polled 26, 434 votes at Monday’s election.
At the declaration, returning officer for the constituency collation centre Mr. Yidana George Mumuni also declared John Dramani Mahama as winner of the presidential election in the Sagnarigu Constituency.
Former president John Mahama polled 42, 363 votes to beat his nearest challenger, the NPP’s Nana Akuffo Addo who had 17, 153 votes.
The other presidential candidates in the election had, GUM-249votes, CPP-139votes, GFP-92votes, GCPP-52votes, APC-79votes, LGP-122votes, PNC-65votes, PPP-167votes, NDP-162votes and the independent candidate had 75votes.
A total of 60, 757 valid votes were cast while 1,903 were rejected ballots.