NPP Super Delegates Congress: Kennedy Agyapong Exceeds Expectations To Beat Alan Kyerematen To Second Place

NPP Super Delegates Congress: Kennedy Agyapong Exceeds Expectations To Beat Alan Kyerematen To Second Place

  • Kennedy Agyapong defied polling to finish second in the New Patriotic Party Super Delegates Congress
  • Alan Kyeremanten, a former trades minister, was tipped by most polls to finish second in the race
  • Ayapong, the Assin Central Member of Parliament, is contesting to be president of Ghana for the first time

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Kennedy Agyapong, the Assin Central MP, defied expectations by finishing second in the NPP Super Delegates Congress.

Agyapong is a first-time Presidential aspirant in the NPP.

Kennedy Agyapong finishes second
Kennedy Agyapong (L) and Alan Kyerematen (R). Source: Facebook/@Hon.KenOheneAgyapong/@AlanJohnKwadwoKyerematen
Source: Facebook

He was projected by most polls to finish behind Alan Kyerematen, who eventually finished third after votes were collated.

As expected, the two lagged behind Vice President Bawumia, who has long been the front-runner in the race.

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The NPP held the special congress because, according to its constitution, if there are more than five aspirants, a special delegates congress must be held to reduce the number of aspirants.

Agyapong touts competence for presidency reported that, when arguing his own competence to lead the country, Agyapong cited the businesses that he said provides employment to thousands of Ghanaians.

He has also been critical of the Akufo-Addo administration's management of the economy.

Bawumia the establishment candidate reported that Boakye Agyarko, one of the aspirants, believes all the nine other aspirants in the NPP flagbearer will turn against Bawumia in the event of a run-off. He described Bawumia as an establishment candidate.

In an interview on Citi TV, Agyarko said the nine other candidates would support each other in the event of a run-off.

Bawumia has received endorsements from a number of bigwigs in the NPP.

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Delali Adogla-Bessa (Current Affairs Editor) Delali Adogla-Bessa is a Current Affairs Editor with Delali previously worked as a freelance journalist in Ghana and has over seven years of experience in media, primarily with Citi FM, Equal Times, Ubuntu Times. Delali also volunteers with the Ghana Institute of Language Literacy and Bible Translation, where he documents efforts to preserve local languages. He graduated from the University of Ghana in 2014 with a BA in Information Studies. Email: