Delegates of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) at Madina constituency have given Human Rights lawyer, Francis Xavier-Sosu the nod to lead the party as its parliamentary candidate in the 2020 polls.
Mr Xavier-Sosu won the party’s parliamentary primaries on Saturday, 24 August 2019.
The lawyer polled 661 to beat his closest contender Mr Sidii Abubakar who polled 480.
Mr Ibrahim Hussein Faila came third with 217 votes with Hajia Rukaya gathering only 16 votes.
Meanwhile, NDC stalwart and former Minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection Nana Oye Lithur’s bid to lead the NDC in the 2020 parliamentary election at Adentan constituency failed.
Nana Oye Lithur who polled 558 lost to Mr Adamu Ramadan who polled 730. One vote was rejected