8:05am - Ayariga wins Bawku Central Constituency

TV 3's Edward Kwabi reports that the New Patriotic Party has lost the Bawku Central seat to the National Democratic Congress.

Deputy Minister of Education Mahama Ayariga has beaten Haruna Alhassan to win the seat.

Ayariga polled 24,071 to win the seat. Mr Alhassan polled 19,082 votes.

NDC, as a result, wins 12 out of the 15 seats in the Upper East Region. NPP took two seats while ONC took one seat.