- John Dumelo, has said that he has become broke after contesting in the recently held NDC primaries
- According to Dumelo, the primaries has had a toll on his finances as he had to spend some huge sums of money to campaign
- He explained that he used his money for philanthropic works including paying the school fees of some people within the constituency
Actor, entrepreneur and politician, John Dumelo, has said that he has become broke after contesting in the recently held primaries of the National Democratic Congress (NDC).
According to Dumelo who would represent the party as their Parliamentary candidate for the Ayawaso West Wuogon Constituency, said the primaries has had a toll on his finances as he had to spend some huge sums of money to campaign.
Speaking in an interview on Kasapa FM on Wednesday, August 28, 2019, Dumelo indicated that he currently does not have a dime after the elections.
"I don't even have a dime left on me for the next round of campaign activities," Dumelo said.
The money, he explained, was used for philanthropic works including paying the school fees of some people within the constituency in the run up to the primaries.
“I’ll have to look for money elsewhere for that exercise. As I speak with you, I’m lying flat on the ground. I need help to get back onto my feet. There’ll have to be voluntary contributions from my loved ones to see me through the next level of campaigning for the 2020 Parliamentary elections," he said.
Dumelo, however, explained that the money he spent does not amount to vote buying.
Meanwhile, the Member of Parliament (MP) for the Ayawaso West Wuogon Constituency, Lydia Seyram Alhassan, has presented 11 vehicles to her constituents.
The electoral areas which benefited are Okponglo, Dzorwulu, Abelenkpe, West Lands, Tesano, Mempeasem, Roman Ridge, Christian Village, East Legon, Legon A and Legon B
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