Ejisu people have shown faith in me-John Kumah



Lawyer John Ampontuah Kumah, MP elect for Ejisu constituency

The Member of Parliament-elect at Ejisu, Lawyer John Ampontuah Kumah says his victory at last Monday’s parliamentary polls signifies one thing and that is to lead the development drive in the famous ancient town, Ejisu.

Garnering 69, 399 votes representing 83.5% of the total votes cast at the parliamentary election, Lawyer Kumah told the Ghanaian Observer Newspaper that the impressive victory points to the readiness of the people of Ejisu to partner him as he leads its development drive.

He disclosed that youth unemployment and lack of access to basic amenities are some of the challenges of the communities in the constituency.

These issues, he opined would be addressed with the support of the people since they are pertinent.

Lawyer Kumah noted that his desire is to see the youth get places of employment to contribute their quota to the constituency’s development.

He also stressed his commitment to lobby for development projects for the communities within the Ejisu constituency when work resumes in the 8th Parliament from January 7.

Sounding calm, Lawyer Kumah said work at the constituency was enormous but was ready to assist in resolving the issues confronting the people.

He thanked the people of Ejisu for voting massively for him and the President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, adding that with the President continuing in office there was hope for a better future for the people of Ejisu.

At Ejisu, the Presidential candidate of the NPP, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo garnered a total of 69, 399 votes representing 82.2% of the total votes cast.

John Mahama of the NDC bagged 14, 500 votes representing 17% of the total votes cast.

In the Parliamentary election, Lawyer John Ampontuah Kumah amassed 69, 897 votes representing 83.5% of total votes cast with his closest contender from the NDC securing 13, 782 votes representing 16.4 %.


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