NPP to consider welcoming back Fomena MP after sacking him before elections

NPP to consider welcoming back Fomena MP after sacking him before elections

- The ruling NPP says it is ready to consider accepting back Fomena MP Andrew Amoako Asiamah into its fold

- The same MP had been sacked by the party after he lost the NPP primaries and decided to still contest as an independent candidate

- Now, NDC and NPP are set to have exactly 137 seats each in parliament with the Fomena MP holding the key to which side will become the majority

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The New Patriotic Party (NPP) is ready to consider the possibility of welcoming back the newly-elected member of parliament of Fomena Constituency, Andrew Amoako Asiamah.

According to Citinewsroom.com, the General Secretary of the NPP, John Boadu, said, the leadership of the governing party is ready to decide whether to welcome Mr Asiamah back to the fold.

This comes after Andrew Amoako Asiamah successfully contested his constituency seat as an independent candidate and won the seat.

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NPP to consider welcoming back Fomena MP after sacking him before elections

NPP to consider welcoming back Fomena MP after sacking him before elections Source: Atinkaonline.com, Twitter, New Patriotic Party
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Prior to this, the former NPP Mr Asiamah, who won the bid in 2016 to represent the people of Fomena on the ticket of the NPP, lost the 2020 NPP primaries to Philip Ofori-Asante and was sacked from the party.

His sacking came as a result of his decision to still contest as MP instead of simply accepting defeat from the NPP contender that he lost to.

The NDC and NPP have been projected to win exactly 137 seats each in parliament with the last one going to Mr Asiamah, which means the side Asiamah shifts to becomes the majority.

"It is early days yet but if he (Mr Asiamah) clearly shows up to join the party, we will take him through the process and see what can be done about it”, John Boadu explained.

Meanwhile, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has spoken to his supporters as Ghanaians await the declaration of the 2020 election results.

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The Electoral Commission (EC) is expected to announce the results of the presidential elections held on Monday, December 7, 2020.

Ahead of the big announcement, President Akufo-Addo has urged NPP supporter and sympathisers to refrain from any aggression.

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