Election 2020: John Dumelo speaks; says he will win

Election 2020: John Dumelo speaks; says he will win

John Dumelo, the National Democratic Congress’ (NDC) parliamentary candidate for the Ayawaso West Wuogon constituency has opened up for the first time.

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Reports have been rife that, the renowned actor is losing to the incumbent, Lydia Alhassan of the New Patriotic Party (NPP).

In an interview monitored by YEN.com.gh on Citi TV, Dumelo said internal projections suggest that he is winning the seat.

Election 2020: John Dumelo speaks amid losing to Maa Lydia
Election 2020: John Dumelo speaks amid losing to Maa Lydia (Photo credit: Instagram/@Johndumelo
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We have done well, and at the end of the day, the one with the highest majority will win. It is looking good for us, both parliamentary and presidential per our internal checks. I think and I know and also hope that we come out victorious.”
“But of course, we will have to wait until the collation is over and the EC finally declares,” he added.

Meanwhile, the New Patriotic Party (NPP) has discounted the National Democratic Congress (NDC's) claim that it winning the 2020 elections.

The NDC has held its first press conference after polls closed in the 2020 elections claiming an impending victory.

The party's Director of Elections Elvis Afriyie Ankrah claimed that the NDC had flipped 36 parliamentary seats held by the NPP.

But in a counter-press conference, the NPP's General Secretary John Boadu has described the NDC's claim as a flip flop.

Boadu also listed a number NDC seats he claims the NPP had won saying they hold the majority contrary to their opponent's claims.

John Boadu went ahead to claim that President Nana Akufo-Addo has got an unassailable lead over the NDC's John Mahama in the presidential elections.

According to him, the NPP had received results from 34,040 polling stations representing 87.43 per cent of the total of 38, 933 total.

Out of the number, Boadu claimed that Akufo-Addo won 6, 085, 000 (6.085 million) representing 52.72 percent as against Mahama's 5,308,000 (5.308 million) representing 45.93 percent.

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