May 22, 2024

Flagbearer hopeful for the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP), Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto has congratulated Member of Parliament elect, for Kumawu constituency in the Ashanti Region, Ernest Yaw Anim.

According to him, Yaw Anim’s victory is well deserved.

The former Minister of Food and Agriculture expressed optimism that the NPP victory in the just ended Kumawu by-election gives the party hope that breaking the 8 is possible.

In a congratulation message sighted by Elvisanokyenews.com, Afriyie Koto said, “Congratulations to Ernest Yaw Anim for winning the Tuesday, May 23, 2023 parliamentary bye-election held in Kumawu with an overwhelming 71% of the total valid votes cast. Your victory is well deserved and I wish you well in Parliament”.

“Ernest Yaw Anim’s resounding victory gives hope that breaking the 8 is possible. Let’s go for it, NPP” part of the statement read.

Ernest Yaw Anim of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) has been declared winner of the May 23 by-election in the Kumawu Constituency of the Ashanti Region.

The NPP polled 15,264 (70.91%) of valid votes cast against the National Democratic Congress’ Kwasi Amankwaa who had 3,723 votes (17.29%).

Kwaku Duah, the first independent candidate polled 2478 (11.51%) while the second Kwaku Duah got 62 votes (00.29%).

BELOW IS THE FULL STATEMENT

Congratulations to Ernest Yaw Anim for the Overwhelming 71% Victory for the NPP*

Congratulations to Ernest Yaw Anim for winning the Tuesday, May 23, 2023 parliamentary bye-election held in Kumawu with an overwhelming 71% of the total valid votes cast. Your victory is well deserved and I wish you well in Parliament.

I would also like to commend Kumawuman for conducting themselves well in the bye-election.

I would also like to congratulate our patriots who in diverse ways worked to ensure that the NPP and Ernest Yaw Anim secure the emphatic win over our political rivals, the NDC.

My compliments goes to the Electoral Commission of Ghana and the security agencies for conducting and supervising a violent-free parliamentary bye-election.

I would also like to appreciate the NDC and the two independent candidates for conducting themselves well in the election.

Ernest Yaw Anim’s resounding victory gives hope that breaking the 8 is possible. Let’s go for it, NPP.

Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto

Source: Elvisanokyenews.com

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