Akufo-Addo Says Ekumfi Didn't Get Government Attention Because Constituents Voted For NDC MP

Akufo-Addo Says Ekumfi Didn't Get Government Attention Because Constituents Voted For NDC MP

  • President Nana Akufo-Addo has said he did not ensure development in Ekumfi because it voted for a National Democratic Congress MP
  • The president suggested he was upset Ekumfi did not vote for the New Patriotic Party candidate
  • Akufo-Addo assured traditional leaders from Ekumfi that he would work to ensure development in their area

President Nana Akufo-Addo has admitted that he took his eye off development in Ekumfi because they voted the New Patriotic Party's Francis Ato Cudjoe out of parliament in 2020.

The president told traditional leaders from Ekumfi that he took his eye off Ekumfi after it opted for a National Democratic Congress MP, Abeiku Crentsil.

Akufo-Addo makes Ekumfi admission
Akufo-Addo was met by some traditional leaders from Ekumfi. Source: Getty Images
Source: Getty Images
“Ato Cudjoe was your MP and I made him a Deputy Minister and you voted him out in the last elections and because of that, I did not pay attention to development in your area," the President said.

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President Akufo-Addo, however, assured the chiefs that, despite his disappointment, he would work to develop the area.

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