Afia Schwar blasts Dumelo for inciting electoral violence

Afia Schwar blasts Dumelo for inciting electoral violence

- John Dumelo has landed incurred the wrath of Afia Schwar over a comment he made during a rally

- Dumelo had urged the NDC's supporters to beat those from NPP when the catch them rigging elections

- However, Afia Schwar has described Dumelo's comment as incitement of violence and blasted him

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Comedienne Afia Schwarzenegger has expressed disappointment in actor John Dumelo over recent comments he made while on a campaign platform.

Dumelo, the National Democratic Congress (NDC) parliamentary candidate for Ayawaso West Wuogon, was recently at a campaign rally.

While addressing his supporters, Dumelo claimed that he knows the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) was planning o rig the 2020 elections.

Afia Schwar blasts Dumelo for inciting electoral violence
Photo source: Instagram/John Dumelo, Afia Schwar (modified by author)
Source: Instagram

Going on, Dumelo told his party's supporters to beat up any NPP supporters they will catch rigging the elections.

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Deemed to be incitement of electoral violence, Dumelo has received a lot of bashing on social media.

Reacting to the comment, Afia Schwar who shared the video on her Instagram page asked when the charming and ever-smiling Dumelo started talking like this.

Schwar wondered who was the 'we' Dumelo was asking to go and engage in violence against NPP supporters and asked if the actor, his wife Gifty, and their son Jonh Jnr, were part.

For Schwar, Dumelo was "talking by heart" and did not think through his statement very well.

She thus urged voters to ignore Dumelo's statement and not "be part of the .stupid we."

"When they sharing contracts you won't be part of that 'WE ".But you John @johndumelo1 who have you fought be4 apart from Yvonne Nelson???," Schwar's statement partly read.

In other political news, Ningo Prampram MP Sam George has spoken on the endorsement of President Nana Akufo-Addo's second term bid by Samini and Sarkodie.

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In a post on his official Facebook page, the NDC MP suggested that Sarkodie and Samini took GHC500,000 to endorse Akufo-Addo.

Earlier, the NDC flagbearer John Mahama reacted to Sarkodie and Samini choosing Akufo-Addo instead of him.

In an interview, the former president said he still likes them despite them endorsing Akufo-Addo.

He then explained why he has not involved any celebrity in his campaign.

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