There was near scuffle between the Parliamentary candidate of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the Ayawaso West Wuogon constituency John Dumelo and the incumbent lawmaker for the area who also seeking a re-election in this year’s elections, Lydia Alhassan during a debate organised by 3 92.3FM Friday November 27.
Comments made by Lydia Alhassan who had reported to the event late infuriated Mr Dumelo, a situation that led to the actor calling on the Member of Parliament to apologise to him and Ghanaians.
Mr Dumelo had indicated that the distribution of free laptops to tertiary students by his team in the constituency is by far the largest single initiative in the constituency.
“We have done a lot for the constituency. I’m a youth, an entrepreneur and a farmer. I know how it feels to be a youth in this constituency.
“Our works a far in the constituency is to provide employment and aid to the constituents. Our laptop policy is the single largest Initiative in the constituency.”
However, Lydia Alhassan reacting to this comment said in Akan that the distribution of the laptop was not a thought through project initiated by Mr Dumelo.
Mr Dumelo got upset following the way and manner Ms Alhassan made the comment in Akan.
He deemed it an insult and insisted that she apologized to him. He attempted to leave the venue after she failed to apologize but the hosts of the event Johnnie Hughes and Alfred Ocansey persuaded him to stay on.
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