Controller And Accountant-General Turns To Politics, Prepares To Contest Akim Swedru Seat For NPP

Controller And Accountant-General Turns To Politics, Prepares To Contest Akim Swedru Seat For NPP

  • Ghana's Controller and Accountant-General, Kwasi Kwaning-Bosompem, has announced his bid to enter Parliament
  • He held a rally in Swedru and led a three-hour health walk through the township
  • Kwaning-Bosompem has, in the past, worked with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Driver and Vehicle License Authority

The allure of politics has drawn in another civil servant in the person of Kwasi Kwaning-Bosompem, Ghana's Controller and Accountant-General.

Kwaning-Bosompem has announced his bid to enter Parliament for Akim Swedru on the ticket of the New Patriotic Party (NPP).

Akim Swedru MP aspirant Kwasi Kwaning-Bosompem
Controller And Accountant-General Kwasi Kwaning-Bosompem (R). SourceL Facebook/@Parliament Of Ghana
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On October 30, he held a rally in Swedru and led a three-hour health walk through the township, where he outlined his vision for the community.

Kwaning-Bosompem has been a public servant for 34 years and has worked with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ghana Cement Works, Accra Metropolitan Assembly and the Driver and Vehicle License Authority.

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Kumawood star Lil Win is eyeing Afigya Kwabere South parliamentary seat in the Ashanti Region. He is planning to contest the seat as an independent candidate.

The actor said his decision to consider politics followed calls for leaders in his constituency.

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YEN.com.gh reported that Lil Win, in an interview, disclosed that former president John Mahama advised him against involving himself in politics in 2016.

According to the actor, Mahama told him that he was too young to risk his bright future and career by dabbling in the game of politics.

Lil Win said since then, he had vowed not to involve himself in politics like his colleagues Agya Koo and Big Akwess did.

A Plus to run for Parliament

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YEN.com.gh reported that A Plus plans to contest the Gomoa Central parliamentary seat. The musician-turned-politician also said he will contest that parliamentary seat as an independent candidate.

He added that he expects to be the only independent candidate in Parliament after the next election.

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Source: YEN.com.gh

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