Nadowli East (Ghana parliament constituency)


Nadowli East (Ghana parliament constituency)
Nadowli East
Parliamentary constituency
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Nadowli East is in the Nadowli District of the Upper West Region of Ghana
Created: 2004
MP: Mathias Asoma Puozaa
Party: National Democratic Congress
Region: Upper West Region

Nadowli East is one of the constituencies represented in the Parliament of Ghana. It elects one Member of Parliament (MP) by the first past the post system of election. Nadowli East is located in the Nadowli district of the Upper West Region of Ghana.

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Boundaries

The seat is located within the Nadowli District of the Upper West Region of Ghana.

History

This seat came into being prior to the Ghanaian parliamentary election in 2004. This followed the altering of the Nadawli North and Nadawli South constituencies to the Nadawli East and Nadowli West constituencies respectively.[1]

Members of Parliament

Election Member Party
2004 Mathias Asoma Puozaa

Mathias Asoma Puozaa hails fom Touri also in his constituency. Born on 10th January 1948, he was educated at the Daffiamma Roman Catholic School, St. Charles Secondary School, University of Ghana and the University of Glasgow. He worked with the Institute of Adult Education (University of Ghana) until he was elected MP in 2004. He retained the seat in the 2008 general elections. He is the Chairman of the Parliamentary Select Committee on Education. Mr. Puozaa is married to Leonicia Bataanie with five children.

National Democratic Congress

Elections

Ghanaian parliamentary election, 2008:Nadowli East
Source:Ghana Home Page
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
National Democratic Congress Mathias Asoma Puozaa 4,789 49.4
New Patriotic Party Robert Ekor Dassh 4,676 48.2
People's National Convention Jonas Banoebara Tingani 165 1.7
Convention People's Party George Tiesaah Azaadong 66 0.7
Majority 113 1.2
Turnout

See also

References


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