Actor and MP-aspirant John Dumelo on Monday, 12 August 2019, went about cleansing and de-clogging some drains at Abelenkpe within the Ayawaso West Wuogon Constituency.
“I joined a bunch of women and gents this morning to wash up the streets and gutters of Abelenkpe. #idey4u”, Mr Dumelo, who has filed his nomination to run for the principle opposition National Democratic Congress’ parliamentary primaries, wrote on social media.
After submitting his nomination in July, Mr Dumelo informed the media that he’s the redeemer of the folks of the Ayawaso West Wuogon Constituency, including that he’ll do a wonderful job as a consultant of the constituency in parliament ought to he wins each the inner contest and subsequently the parliamentary ballot election within the 2020 nationwide elections.
He informed journalists on Friday, 19 July 2019 that: “Submitting means loads not simply to me however to my constituency which is Ayawaso West Wuogon and most significantly to my constituents who’re craving for change, who’re craving for improvement, who’re craving for jobs, who’re craving for any person to return and redeem their picture, and, so, that is one of many causes I made a decision to contest”.
In line with him, he determined to leap into the race as a result of aside from his private need to be a legislator, he felt it was necessary to hearken to the voice of a number of different individuals who have inspired him to make a foray into the legislative race.
“It was a name by the youth within the get together, it was a name even by the youth exterior the get together, it was a name by the floating voters that: ‘Look, John, we would like you to return and contest, we’d like your voice in parliament and an illustration of them in parliament’; and if it is my voice, it’s their voice and if it is their voice, it is my voice. I believe that they known as on me to contest, I sat down, I made just a few calls, I made a few consultations and I realized that: ‘Look if the persons are calling you to contest, why not?’.
“[I did have the desire to be a Member of Parliament] however you realize, when you have got the will and the folks add their voice to it, then you realize that it is a signal and it is the time so that you can contest”, the stated.
In line with him, regardless of the affluence of the constituency, “There are such a lot of issues … they usually really feel that it’s time for any person to get to parliament and handle their points”.
“I imply, if I am going to parliament and I fail, in fact I will be voted out however I don’t assume I’m going to fail, I believe I will do a wonderful job in parliament and I believe Ayawaso West is a seat that we are able to win for the NDC….
“We gained in 1992, we gained in 1996; it is simply 2000, 2004, 2008 [up to date that we lost] however from 2004 to 2012 we got here near successful it, that is the reality of the matter … In 2012, we misplaced Ayawaso West by simply over 1,600 and that ought to let you know that the seat is for the NDC, it’s for us however due to one or two points, we weren’t in a position to win that seat and I believe it is time that we put any person there who can unite the constituency, in the beginning, unite the folks and win the seat for the NDC”, he confused.
Mr Dumelo, nonetheless, famous that: “I can not do it alone; I can do it with those that dwell in Ayawaso West Wuogon. I imply lots of people may say Ayawaso West Wuogon might be the richest constituency in Ghana as a result of it is filled with elites however going to the bottom, attending to the bottom and talking to folks, folks have plenty of issues which have been uncared for overtime and I really feel that I’m the person for the job”.