By Simdi Gloria:-
In the just-concluded elections, two brothers John Jinapor and Abu Jinapor, have won Ghana’s parliamentary seat.
The two brothers contested under different political parties and still won their constituencies.
John Jinapor, the older brother who was the deputy minister of Power under the National Democratic Congress government and had earlier served as a spokesperson to former President John Mahama. vied for the Yapei-Kusawgu constituency seat of the Savannah Region under the platform of the opposition party, National Democratic Congress.
The younger brother, Abu Jinapor, just secured the Damango seat in the West Gonja District also of the Savannah Region after defeating an experienced lawmaker, Adam Mutawakilu, in a closely contested election.
The younger Jinapor, a legal luminary polled 15,671 votes to defeat the incumbent National Democratic Congress Member of Parliament, Adam Mutawakilu who garnered 13,330 votes while an independent candidate David Tiki Dange polled 296 votes.
Before winning the Damango seat, Abu Jinapor was one of Nana Akufo-Addo’s Deputy Chief of Staff and had also served in other capacities in Akufo-Addo’s office while in opposition, Ghanaweb reports.
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