The New Trust Newspaper has gathered the determination by the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) led by Nana Akufo-Addo to save the first Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Hon.Joe Osei-owusu from defeat in the forthcoming general elections seems to have hit the rock.
This paper has learned that in less than a month, both President Akufo-Addo , his entourage and the Vice President,Dr.Mahamudu Bawumia also with his entourage during their separate campaign tour in Ashanti region want to campaign for Bekwai MP who is facing a stiff competition from Lawyer Kwasi Amofa Agyemang who was disqualified by the NEC of party in what many NPP supporters described as a grand plan to protect the incumbent MP.
Upon seeing the huge crowd which followed the independent candidate, Lawyer Amofa to file his nomination on the last day of nomination, the Vice President team decided to reinforce their campaign for Joe-Wise who first want to MP in 2008 after losing by a single vote to the then incumbent MP in the party’s primaries.
His simple explanation to his decision at that time was that he wanted to save the seat for NPP and the same message has been resurfaced
This paper has gathered that, many of residents who followed Lawyer Amofa to file his nomination forms carried placards some of which reads ” IF 2008 INDEPENDENT WAS GOOD THEN 2020 INDEPENDENT IS THE BEST, NANA ADDO LET BEKWAI DECIDE OUR MP, SAY NO TO “SHOOT TO KILL” MP “among messages to tell the President, his vice and the NPP leadership that they are determine to vote the independent candidate come 7th December, 2020 polls.Story by a political desk report