John Dumelo Jabs Contender Lydia Alhassan For 'Allowing' Kennedy Agyapong To Win At Ayawaso West

John Dumelo Jabs Contender Lydia Alhassan For 'Allowing' Kennedy Agyapong To Win At Ayawaso West

  • John Dumelo, an aspiring Member of Parliament in the Ayawaso West Wuogon constituency, indirectly commented on the NPP presidential primaries' outcome in the area
  • His remarks came in response to Kennedy Agyapong's victory over Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, with Agyapong receiving 535 votes compared to Bawumia's 441
  • Despite Bawumia's lower vote count in the constituency, he eventually secured the NPP's flagbearer position for the 2024 presidential elections with 61.43% of the total votes

As the results of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) presidential primaries for Ayawaso West Wuogon unfolded, John Dumelo, the aspiring Member of Parliament for the constituency, made subtle comments that seemingly targeted his rival, Lydia Alhassan.

The contest saw Kennedy Agyapong secure the lead with 535 votes, surpassing Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, who received 441 votes.

In a tweet discovered by, John Dumelo conveyed his lack of surprise at Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia's votes falling short of Kennedy Agyapong's count.

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John Dumelo vs Maa Lydia
John Dumelo jabs Maa Lydia Photo credit: johndumelo; @tv3_Ghana
Source: Twitter

His tweet appeared to inquire why his contender couldn't rally the delegates in Ayawaso West Wuogon to support her favoured presidential candidate, Dr Bawumia. Dumelo's tweet read,

"So Ken Agyapong won in Ayawaso West…Someone couldn’t whip her delegates in line for Bawumia. I’m not surprised."

The result of the elections at Ayawaso West Wuogon

Kennedy Agyapong garnered 535 votes, while Dr Mahamudu Bawumia secured 441 votes in Ayawaso West Wuogon during the primaries.

Nevertheless, despite this outcome, Dr Bawumia ultimately triumphed in the presidential primaries and secured his position as the NPP's flagbearer for the 2024 presidential elections, with 61.43% of the total votes.

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