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Ghana election 2020: Minister of Energy set a “monumental” record

Ghana election 2020: Minister of Energy set a “monumental” record

By Staff reporter

08 Dec,2020

Ghana’s Minister of Energy John Peter Amewu has been elected as the Member of Parliament for the Hohoe Constituency in the Volta Region.

He polled a total of 26,952 votes to beat his National Democratic Congress (NDC) counterpart, Professor Margaret Kweku, who polled 21,821 votes.

Mr Amewu’s win makes him the first candidate of the NPP to win a seat in the Volta Region, which is a stronghold of the NDC.

Peter Amewu has been advocating for local content in Ghana oil sector and has performed creditably well since he took the position of the Minister of Energy

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