Ayawaso West Wuogon: Meet the independent candidate who wants to contest Dumelo and Lydia Alhassan
The 2020 presidential and parliamentary elections in Ghana is happening on December 7 across the country.
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The presidential election will be a straight contest between the incumbent President Nana Akufo-Addo and the main opposition party flagbearer, John Dramani Mahama.
The parliamentary elections will happen in 275 constituencies across the country. Some of the constituencies will be keenly contested.
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The Ayawaso West Wuogon constituency is one of the constituencies most Ghanaians will be watching for.
The main contenders for that seat are the incumbent NPP MP, Lydia Alhassan and the NDC's John Dumelo.
But the surprising bit is the introduction of an independent aspirant who says he will beat both the NPP and NDC candidates.
In an exclusive interview with YEN.com.gh, the independent aspirant for the Ayawaso West Wuogon constituency, Richard Mawuli Amegatse noted that he is the person who will bring happiness to the people.
He took a jab at the NDC's candidate, John Dumelo, stating that "we are not going to act in parliament".
He also promised that when he becomes MP, he will ensure Ghanaians get a refund of their visa fees when they apply and don't get.
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YEN.com.gh earlier reported that the National Democratic Congress (NDC) parliamentary candidate for the Ayawaso West Wuogon constituency, John Dumelo is really in for business in the upcoming polls in December.
He has promised to give over 4000 laptops to tertiary students in the Ayawaso West Wuogon constituency.
According to the aspiring legislator, the distribution will be done by the John Dumelo Foundation.
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