Mahama Congratulates Ernest Yaw Anim For Winning Kumawu By-Election | Politics



Former President John Dramani Mahama has prolonged his congratulations to the Member of Parliament for Kumawu following the not too long ago concluded by-election within the constituency.

“I lengthen my congratulations to the Member of Parliament-elect, Ernest Anim,” Mahama stated in a Fb submit on Could 25, 2023.

John Mahama additionally acknowledged the commendable conduct displayed by the individuals of Kumawu, stating, “Congratulations to the individuals of Kumawu for the peaceable conduct of Tuesday’s parliamentary by-election.

“After all, I can not neglect the heat of the individuals and the keenness demonstrated once I led a delegation from the Nationwide Democratic Congress (NDC) to marketing campaign for our candidate, Kwasi Amankwah. I’m very grateful.

“That enthusiasm was aptly demonstrated within the elevated variety of votes our candidate garnered within the ballot – 1,284 precise votes, representing a rise of 52.6% over our 2020 efficiency.”

Looking forward to the 2024 common elections, Mahama additional expressed optimism and credited the efforts of the Nationwide Democratic Congress (NDC) parliamentary candidate, Kwasi Amankwa, for his dedication and exhausting work on behalf of the NDC.

He additionally took the chance to increase his appreciation to the Ghana Police Service for his or her professionalism exhibited throughout the by-election.

“I wish to congratulate the Inspector Common of Police (IGP) and his women and men for his or her help in guaranteeing the peaceable conduct of the polls. The conduct of the police personnel offers us confidence for the longer term that they are going to proceed to bear true allegiance to the state and to not any political occasion.”

Mahama added, “To the Electoral Fee, you might be as soon as once more reminded {that a} credible election relies upon as a lot on the individuals you recruit and appoint as presiding and different officers as a lot because it will depend on the collaboration with the brokers and representatives of the political events.”

Ernest Yaw Anim, the New Patriotic Celebration (NPP) parliamentary candidate for the just-ended by-election in Kumawu, emerged because the winner of the election.

The by-election, which initially carried uncertainties relating to predictions attributable to its competitiveness, has lastly produced a winner.

Ernest Yaw Anin obtained 15,264 votes, representing 70.91% of the legitimate votes. Kwasi Amankwaa, who ran on the ticket of the Nationwide Democratic Congress (NDC), obtained 3,723 votes, representing 17.29%.

Kwaku Duah, an impartial candidate, secured 2,478 votes, representing 11.51%, whereas the opposite Kwaku Duah, who additionally stood as an impartial candidate, managed to garner 62 votes, representing 0.29%.

Paul Agyemang, the constituency’s returning officer, declared the outcomes and revealed that the registered voters have been 34,790, whereas the legitimate votes forged have been 21,527, representing 62.45%. The variety of rejected ballots was 204.

Some jubilant NPP supporters who spoke to GhanaWeb even earlier than the declaration stated they have been already assured that the NPP candidate had gained by a big margin.

In keeping with them, their failure to reject the impartial candidate Kwaku Duah stemmed from a fact-finding mission that exposed his non-affiliation with the NPP occasion, regardless of his earlier marketing campaign claims.

“He informed us he was partially NPP, however we found that he was mendacity,” some supporters informed GhanaWeb.




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