Ghana’s Defense Minister, Dr. Benjamin Kumbour has bowed out of the November 7 Parliamentary primaries of the governing National Democratic (NDC). Dr. Kumbour had earlier picked up forms to contest the Nandom constituency primaries in the Upper West Region where he is currently the incumbent MP. However, in what turned out to be the biggest
surprise to most political watchers in the
region, Dr. Benjamin Kumbour failed to submit
his nomination forms on Thursday. He is yet to formally give reasons for his decision but sources close to the constituency party executives say, he stepped down to give way for young and upcoming politicians in that area.Dr. Kumbour is now backing the District Chief Executive (DCE) of the area, Cuthbert Baba Kunpiel. By close of nominations on Thursday, 35 people out of the total number of thirty-nine (39) people had submitted nomination forms to contest in the various constituencies in the Upper West Region.
Source: Citifmonline And Upper West Media.