The widow of the Late member of parliament for the Ayawaso west Wuogon constituency have won the NPP primaries held today.
Madam Lydia Alhassan, affectionately called Mama Lydia, who is a hard core NPP member was contested by four others, namely Atto Williams, Esinam, Owusu Amankwa and Maame Yaa Aboagye who was believe to be a leading contender in the race.
She won with 439 votes, 208 votes more than the Ato William who racked up 131 votes. Maame Ya Aboagye came third with 76 votes with Owusu Amankwa and Esinam securing 19 and 1 votes respectively.
The by election to choose who occupies the vacant seat in parliament is slated for 31st January 2019.