Actress cum singer Diamond Appiah has debunked rumours that her desire to go into politics is inspired by money.
She noted that desire is rather inspired by God. The singer who is confident of winning the seat also acknowledged that her decision to contest the parliamentary seat might be a challenge.
In a chat with Graphic Showbiz, , the Taste My Apple singer urged Ghanaians to expect an honest, hardworking and a competent leader who will do her best as an advocate for the youth, women and children.
“My political ambition is inspired by God and not money. I am not coming into politics because of money, I am a self-made woman. I am very optimistic that I stand a great chance to win because the sitting MP has failed the people of the Trobu Constituency. The MP has not done anything to improve the living conditions of the people in that constituency who gave him the mandate” , she reiterated.
Diamond expressed who is running on the ticket of United Progressive Party (UPP) in the Trobu Constituency expressed optimism that the she believes she is the change that the people of Trobu are looking for as she believes the NDC aspirant doesn’t stand a chance of winning, since her party has failed Ghanaians.
On what happens to her music career and business since she now wants to be a Member of Parliament, Diamond said “I was due to release the video of my new single Superman in December and promote it throughout this year with other singles, but because I am campaigning around the same time, my team advised I put the music work on hold since this is an election year and I will need a lot of time and energy to go round campaigning.’’
Diamond urged Ghanaians to conduct themselves to ensure a peaceful and a free and fair election. She advised all to vote signifies power for change. She further urged the government to ensure we have a free and fair election. Diamond advised the youth ton stay away from violence in order for us to have a peaceful election.
The controversial musician’s decision to go into politics adds her name to the likes of actress Ebi Bright, Kwame Dzokoto, Salinko, Eric Don Arthur, Salinko among others in the race to Parliament House.
Source: Daily Graphic