Ghanaian Actor John Dumelo has lost the Ayawaso West Wuogon constituency at the country’s parliament. The actor contested against politician Lydia Alhassan.
Alhassan of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) polled 39,851 out of the 77,604 total votes to defeat the movie star cum entrepreneur who had 37,778 votes. Gifty Botchway of the People’s National Congress (PNC) came third at the polls with 160 votes while Richard Amegatse, an independent candidate, snagged 108 votes to emerge fourth.
John Dumelo contested on the platform of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), in the election. After the election results were announced, Alhassan had taken to her Twitter page to appreciate God as well as those who supported her at the polls.