- Actor John Dumelo has shared a total number of 4,000 laptops to his Ayawaso West Wuogon Constituents
- This follows a promise he made to the people earlier in a bid to promote education in the area
- His gesture has sparked a debate among fans with some saying it is a political gimmick to win the 2020 parliamentary election
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Ghanaian actor turned politician, John Dumelo, has distributed a total of 4,000 HP laptops to some of his constituents ahead of the December general elections.
In a tweet sighted by YEN.com.gh, Dumelo indicated that he long promised students in the constituency that he would support them with educational materials.
He said he pledged his support to improve their education and make learning easy with the laptops.
The actor also revealed that he started sharing the laptops weeks ago, meaning that some people might have received their share already.
Some of the beneficiaries who spoke about the donation shared they grateful to the actor. One of them revealed that it was the first time the entire family was going to own a laptop.
Dumelo’s gesture has sparked a controversial debate among Ghanaians and they have given their own interpretation.
Innocent says Dumelo would not win the election with votes buying:
Pablo disputed Innocent’s claim:
NY4Real also defended Dumelo:
Adoa argued that Dumelo was doing that for votes and wondered what will happen to Ghanaians after he wins power:
Bernard was full of praise for Dumelo:
Qwequ prayed for God’s blessings for Dumelo:
Hayfordo applauded Dumelo for honoring his promise:
Walabenjis gave reason why Dumelo should not be voted for, saying that if he should win power, he would take money from the national coffers for every penny he is spending on the people:
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Meanwhile, Dumelo showed care to the people during the lockdown following the outbreak of the COVID-19 disease in Ghana early in March.
He made donations of food supplies and other necessities to them.
Dumelo also constructed water points for the people to access the free water being given by the government.
He was also in the news when his son, John Dumelo Junior, played piano like a skilled adult in a video published by YEN.com.gh.
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