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NPP primaries: Bugri Naabu loses election in monumental upset

The incumbent Northern Regional chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Daniel Bugri Naabu has lost his re-election bid.

He lost the NPP Northern Regional chairmanship seat to business mogul Mohammed A. Baantima Samba on Saturday in a race that was expected to be too close to call.

But it turned out to be a walk in the park for his main opponent Samba. He secure 312 votes of a total votes cast of 492 to emerge as the new regional chairman.

Sule Sambian, a private legal practitioner, won the Secretary position while Alhaji Rashid COP, the immediate former Youth Organizer won the Regional Organizer position.

Below are the results

Chairman

Mohammed A. Bantima Samba – 312

Alhaji Abdallah Hindu – 25

Alhaji Mugis Sibawey – 0

Daniel Bugri Naabu – 116

Amadu Inusah Dagomba Boy – 99

Assistant Secretary

Haruna Iddris – 288

Alhaji Baba Alhassan- 16

Abdallah Salifu DC – 154

Alhassan Abdul Jalil – 57

Kwawaja Ngamiba – 40

Youth Organizer

Frederick Tahiru -95

Shamuna Ghazi – 138

Adam Abdul Bashiru -13
Tamimu Fayal – 5

Mohammed A. Ghana – 270

Atik Shiraj – 31

Nasara Coordinator:

1.Sulemana Alidu – 24
2.Adam Abdul Fatawu – 131
3.Shamuna Ilyasu – 275
4.Mohammed Shukurulah Bamba – 119
5.Abdul Rahaman Meriga – 2

Womens Organiser

1.Hajia Zulfawu Amadu-37

2.Suraiya Manan – 73

3.Hajia Rahana Aziz – 208

4.Hajia Safia Mohammed – 126

5.Hajia Ayishetu Mahama – 44

6.Issahaka Sahadatu – 62

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