Election 2020: Obour confirms he will contest parliamentary seat primaries

Election 2020: Obour confirms he will contest parliamentary seat primaries

The former president of the Musicians Union of Ghana (MUSIGA), Bice Osei Kuffour, popularly called Obour, has finally declared his intention to contest the Asante-Akyem South seat in the upcoming governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) primaries scheduled for April 2020.

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A group calling itself Asante-Akyem South Youth Coalition, on January 21, 2020, paid a courtesy call on Obour at his residence and pleaded with him to contest in the primaries.

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In a statement, Obour said: “I was not very clear in my mind then, as I had other competing considerations.

"After very extensive consultations with my maker (God), immediate family, friends and loved ones, the call on me to avail myself of service is overwhelming.

I am very happy to announce today, the 24th day of January 2020 that I, Bice Osei Kuffour (Obour) have firmly decided to contest the NPP primaries in the Asante-Akyem South Constituency to serve my people and contribute to improving the electoral fortunes of the great New Patriotic Party (NPP) ahead of the 2020 general elections when given the nod”.

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Obour said he would be picking his nomination forms on Tuesday, January 28, 2020 at the NPP office in Juaso.

YEN.com.gh earlier reported that a former Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) for Suhum, Margaret Ansei is questioning why Ghana’s Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia isn’t on the committee set up to investigate the depreciation of the Cedi.

According to the former National Democratic Congress (NDC) appointee, Dr. Bawumia who was once the NPP’s economic wizard has been reduced to nothing because he has lost his usefulness.

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