The declaration of the Constituency election results at the Bolgatanga Municipal Assembly has left one delegate of the political party dead, the Upper East Regional Chairman for the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Anthony Namoo has confirmed.
Anthony Namoo confirmed the death of Amaliba Azika after the declaration of the Constituency Chairman’s election to Bolgatanga-based A1 Radio.
According to him, Amaliba Azika collapsed when Awudu Asonya, the candidate he was rooting for failed to gather enough votes for him to become the winner.
Narrating the incident, Namooo mentioned that Amaliba did not make the mark after the declaration of the results which did not go in their favor.
Amaliba Azika who is said to be an Assembly Member of the Bolgatanga Municipal Assembly was rushed to the Regional Hospital but was pronounced dead upon arrival.
Speaking in an interview with Bolgatanga-based A1 Radio, Anthony Namoo who confirmed the death said “My condolences also go to Bolgatanga Central. I understand that after some results were declared, one of our party members collapsed and unfortunately lost his life.
That goes to show how people can emotionally invest their minds, hearts, and thoughts in the party. It is our prayer that God will grant him good rest. He died fighting for a course that he believed in”.
The New Patriotic Party has begun its elections to select leaders who will lead the party into the 2024 elections.
The Constituency elections have been characterized by confusion and misunderstandings because some party members feel cheated.