Does the Speaker think I wash my face upwards - Ken Agyapong on why he refused to support Mike Ocquaye Jnr win

Does the Speaker think I wash my face upwards - Ken Agyapong on why he refused to support Mike Ocquaye Jnr win

- Kennedy Ohene Agyapong has revealed why he decided to support Adwoa Safo in the primaries

- According to him, he changed his mind to be neutral after the speaker asked for his support to make Adwoa Safo loose to his son

- Kennedy said he supported Adwoa because of their kids

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Member of Parliament for Assin Central, Kennedy Ohene Agyapong has revealed that despite being approached by the speaker of parliament, Professor Aaron Mike Ocquaye to help his son win, he decided to support Adwoa Safo.

According to him, he decided not to support any candidate in the just-ended New Patriotic Party's (NPP) primaries, which saw Adwoa Safo emerge victoriously.

Speaking in an interview with Atinka TV, the maverick politician said he changed his mind to be neutral after the speaker asked for his support to make Adwoa Safo lose to his son.

According to Kennedy, Adwoa Safo who is the mother of two of his 22 children is one of the women who independently take care of his kids without bothering him with expenses.

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"I have two kids with Adwoa. She is so responsible... How do I go against a woman I have kids with. I don't know if he thinks I wash my face upwards," he said.

He further revealed that prior to the elections, Adwoa was constantly in touch with him seeking his support since she feared she would lose her seat.

Kennedy Agyapong added that his children also mounted a lot of pressure on him to help their mother retain her seat.

Agyapong revealed that the request by the speaker of parliament got him wondering why the speaker would ask for his support to make the mother of his kids lose her seat.

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Meanwhile, son of the Speaker of Parliament, Mike Ocquaye Junior made a public statement and conceded defeat after he lost to incumbent Adwoa Safo.

He congratulated his contender on her win over the Dome-Kwabenya constituency.

Unfortunately for him, he lost by just 8 votes to Adwoa Safo.

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