IGP meets contestants in Kumawu by-election today

The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Dr. George Akuffo Dampare is expected to meet all contesting parties in the upcoming by-election at Kumawu in the Ashanti region.

The IGP’s meeting with the parties ahead of the Kumawu by-election is scheduled to happen at the District Police Command on Monday May 22, 2023.

Ahead of the by-election, the NDC has accused the NPP of vote-buying after several roads that had been abandoned in the constituency for many years were fixed. Other major projects in the constituency have also commenced.

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Sunday encouraged voters in the Kumawu constituency to vote massively for the New Patriotic Party’s parliamentary candidate.

While a former President, John Dramani Mahama is making a strong case for the NDC, President Akufo-Addo and Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia are convincing delegates to vote for their party’s candidate.

Dr. Dampare had earlier touched base with the Police deployment in the area over the weekend. He assessed the security preparedness ahead of the Tuesday May 23, 2023 polls.

Dr. George Akuffo Dampare

He also interacted with the public, walk through the street and assess the general security ahead of the upcoming Kumawu Constituency by-election.

The by-election follows the death of the MP for the constituency who will be buried on Saturday.



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