NPP Primaries: Dakoa Newman Floors Incumbent MP For Okaikwei South
Incumbent Member of Parliament for Okaikwei South in the Greater Accra Region, Ahmed Arthur has lost his third term parliamentary bid to a new person.
He was defeated by Dakoa Newman during the New Patriotic Party’s parliamentary primaries held today, June 20, 2020.
Dakoa Newman polled 440 votes, while the incumbent MP had 327 votes.
Nana Fredua Agyeman Ofori-Atta who also contested in the primary managed with 27 votes.
Who is Dakoa Newman
Dakoa Newman who is currently a polling station women organizer in the Okaikoi South constituency pledged to provide jobs for the teeming youth in the constituency.
She is an old student of Wesley Girls Senior High School, Cape Coast and holds a Political Science Degree from the University of Ghana, Legon as well as a Master's Degree in Programme and Project management from the University of Warwick, United Kingdom.
Dakoa Newman also holds professional certificates in project management and also risk management from the Project Management Institute, USA.