President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo is actively encouraging voters in the Kumawu constituency to cast their votes overwhelmingly in favor of the New Patriotic Party’s parliamentary candidate during the upcoming by-election on Tuesday.
The NPP and the National Democratic Congress (NDC), the two primary political parties, are both striving to secure victory and gain control of the seat.
As the highly anticipated by-election in Kumawu approaches within approximately 24 hours, prominent figures within the NPP and NDC are intensifying their efforts to ensure that their respective candidates emerge triumphant.
Former President John Dramani Mahama is vigorously advocating for the NDC, while President Akufo-Addo and Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia are actively persuading constituents to vote for the candidate representing their party.
The atmosphere at Kumawu on Sunday, 21st May 2023 was a politically charged one as the NPP embarked on a massive rally.
Speaking during the NPP’s final rally in the constituency held on Sunday, May 21, the President who endorsed Ernest Yaw Anim urged the constituents to vote for him.
“The replacement for Philip Basoah is handsome, humble, and kind-hearted and is ready to serve you. He has united all members of the party in this constituency. Ernest Yaw Anim deserves to do the job. He’s number one on the ballot paper, place your thumb on where you see him, we don’t want any deceptive candidate“.
On his part, the NPP parliamentary candidate for Kumawu, Ernest Yaw Anim also urged the constituents to avoid complacency and go out in their numbers to vote massively for him in order to ensure a resounding victory.
“Let’s all go out in our numbers to vote massively for me to win,” he urged.
The NPP’s rally was led by President Akufo-Addo, his Vice, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia and other NPP stalwarts including a former Trade Minister and a flagbearer hopeful of NPP, Alan Kwadwo Kyerematen, MP for Assin Central, Kennedy Agyapong, former Agric Minister and a flagbearer aspirant, Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto, NPP’s National Chairman, Stephen Ntim amongst others.