Bantama MP justifies kneeling report; says even Akufo-Addo begged for power

Bantama MP justifies kneeling report; says even Akufo-Addo begged for power

- Daniel Okyem Aboagye, has given a justification for his decision to beg the Ashanti regional chairman of the NPP

- Aboagye said he finds nothing wrong with begging someone to do him a favor he mostly needs

- According to him, even President Akufo-Addo had to beg Ghanaians to vote him into power

The MP for Bantama, Daniel Okyem Aboagye, has given a justification for his decision to beg the Ashanti regional chairman of the NPP to allow him go unopposed in his constituency.

The Bantama MP came under the spotlight after reports emerged that he knelt and begged Chairman Wontumi, to declare his constituency as one of the areas where parliamentary primaries should not be held.

Reacting to this, Aboagye said he finds nothing wrong with begging someone to do him a favor he mostly needs.

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According to him, even President Akufo-Addo had to beg Ghanaians to vote him into power.

“The chairman knelt down and begged them to give president Akufo-Addo four more years,” the Bantama legislator told Accra-based Starr FM.
“The president when he was coming to power, he begged Ghanaians for the power so if I also do it, there is nothing wrong with it. I asked them to consider me for four more years.”

Meanwhile, the NPP’s parliamentary primaries is slated April this year.

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The Member of Parliament for the Bantama constituency in the Ashanti Region, Daniel Okyem Aboagye has publicly knelt down to plead with the NPP’s chairman in the region to also declare his constituency as one of those that parliamentary primaries should not be held.

According to a report by Peacefmonline.com, the incident happened at the meeting with constituency and polling station executives of the party, as well as electoral area coordinators.

The meeting was chaired by the NPP’s national second vice chairman, Mr. F.F Antoh.

‘’I beg you, Chairman [Wontumi], in the name of God, let me go unopposed like the others. Add me to the MPs who are not being contested in the upcoming primaries,’’ Okyem begged, almost in tears.

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