Dr Samiu Nuamah, sitting MP of Kwadaso Constituency in the Ashanti Region has been unseated in the parliamentary primaries held in the constituency today.
This brings the total number of sitting MP’s who have lost their seats to 42. Dr Samiu Nuamah lost his slot to Dr Kingsley Nyarko in the Kwadaso primaries which were held Wednesday afternoon. The incumbent garnered 158 votes as against the victor’s 178. A third aspirant pulled 48 votes.
About 40 Members of Parliament lost their seats in the primaries of the ruling party which was held on Saturday June 20.
While many have expressed concern at the rate at which most sitting MP’s have lost their seats, some are also of the view that it is a good omen for the ruling party.