The National Chairman of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP), Stephen Ayesu Ntim, has expressed heartfelt appreciation to the chiefs and people of Kumawu in the Ashanti Region for their massive support for the party during the recently held by-election.
The electorate in Kumawu on Tuesday, May 23, 2023, voted massively for the NPP parliamentary candidate Ernest Yaw Anim who garnered 15, 264 votes, as against his closest contender the opposition National Democratic Congress's (NDC) Akwasi Amankwah who had 3,723 votes.
Mr Anim was elected the new Member of Parliament (MP) for the area to replace the late MP, Philip Basoah, who died in March 2023.
Speaking when he paid a courtesy call on the Paramount Chief of Kumawu, Barima Sarfo Tweneboah Kodua, Chairman Ntim assured the chief and people that the party will continue to bring the needed development to the area beyond the by-election.
He also used the opportunity to introduce the new MP-elect of Kumawu to the gathering.
Present with him was MP-elect Ernest Anim, Kumawu's Constituency Chairman Nana Agyeman Prempeh, the executives and other national officers of the party.
Chairman Ntim presented drinks and other items to the chief and elders as a show of appreciation for the gesture under his leadership as the National Chairman of the NPP.