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Ketu-South: Dzifa Gomashie wins primary in NDC’s ‘World Bank’

By CitiNewsRoom
Ketu-South: Dzifa Gomashie wins primary in NDC’s ‘World Bank’
AUG 25, 2019 NDC NEWS

A former Deputy Minister of Arts, Tourism and Culture, Dzifa Gomashie has won her parliamentary primary to represent the National Democratic Congress as the parliamentary candidate for the Ketu-South Constituency.

Ketu-South Constituency is known as a major stronghold for the NPP.

The incumbent MP for the area and former Deputy Minister of Finance, Fifi Fiavi Kwetey has decided not to contest the seat again.

Dzifa Gomashie edged her way to victory by 30 votes after the 1907 delegates had had their say.

She polled 585 votes and her closest contender, Foga Nukunu, polled 555 votes.

For the other contestants, Joseph Nyavi polled 294 votes, Nicholas Worklatsi polled 302 votes and Carolyn Kudah-Pakar polled 109.

The incumbent MP, Fifi Kwetey joined Parliament in 2012 with a promise to only run twice for Parliament on the NDC ticket.

Dzifa Gomashie is a Queen in charge of protocol in the Aflao Traditional Area.

She also had a thriving acting career before entering politics.

She holds an MPhil in African Studies from the Institute of African Studies (2005-2008), a Bachelor of Fine Arts (2000-2003) with First Class Honours, School of Performing Arts and a Diploma (1994-1998) in Theatre Arts from the School of Performing Arts.