- Samuel Nartey George, has revealed that he had to put his house up for sale in order to fund his campaign in the 2016 general election
- According to him, he took the biggest risk of being homeless together with his then heavily pregnant wife
- Sam George revealed that he had his wife threatened him not to come home if after selling their house, he lost the elections
- Luckily for him, his gamble paid off when he won the primaries in November 2019 and the 2016 general elections
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Member of Parliament for Ningo Prampram, Samuel Nartey George, has revealed that he had to put his house up for sale in order to fund his campaign in the 2016 general election.
According to him, he took the biggest risk of being homeless together with his then heavily pregnant wife when he decided to sell his house.
Sam George revealed that his wife threatened him not to come home if after selling their house, he lost the elections.
As reported by theghanareport, he added that no one believed that he could win the NDC primaries which was just a month away.
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“…My wife was eight months pregnant then, but I had to sell my house to fund that campaign because nobody was going to give me money. Nobody believed that I would win that election . . . my wife told me that Kwabena, if you do this and we lose don’t come home, I was a month away from my primaries,” he said.
Sam George revealed that after picking up the cheque from the buyer, he, together with his family, packed their luggage and headed to his parents’ home.
Luckily for him, the gamble paid off when he defeated the incumbent E. T. Mensah, in the party’s primaries in November 2015, and became the NDC’s candidate for the general election in 2016.
Sam George, however, expressed his disappointment in former president Mahama for not believing in him and his abilities when he asked for his support.
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In other news, Member of Parliament for Assin Central, Kennedy Ohene Agyapong, has revealed that in Ghana, those who venture into farming are people with poor mindsets.
According to him, it is only those who pray to be poor who venture into farming as a profession.
Speaking in an interview on JoyNews, he explained that it amuses him whenever he hears people who are supposed to do something better with their lives saying they are going into farming.
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