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Dec 28, 2018 | Regional News

Atebubu-Amantin Votes Overwhelmingly For Bono East Region

By Daniel Oduro-Stewart
 Declaration of by EC Of Official
Declaration of by EC Of Official

The people of Atebubu-Amantin have voted overwhelmingly for the creation of the proposed Bono East region.

At the close of elections yesterday a total ‘YES’ votes of 46,668 amounting to 99.5% of total votes cast was recorded whiles voter turnout which stood at 46,892 represented 84.5%.

One hundred and fifty-two ‘NO’ votes were recorded while 72 ballots were rejected.

The constituency has a total voter population of 55,495 and have thus surmounted the constitutional barrier of 50% voter turnout and 80% ‘YES’ votes required for creation of the new region.

Observers who included politicians and traditional authorities burst into jubilation and congratulated each other for a good job done after the returning officer Mr. Peter Gyedu announced the results in the wee hours of this morning.

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