Ghanaian Actor John Dumelo calls for recount of Ayawaso West Wuogon results after losing.
Actor-turned-politician John Dumelo has announced his decision to call for a recount of the ballots in the Ayawaso West Wuogon parliamentary elections.
The actor polled 37,778 votes against Alhassan’s 39,851 meaning he lost by a little over two thousand votes.
In a statement released on his social media pages on Tuesday, December 8, 2020, Dumelo indicated that he had written to the district electoral officer for a recount of the ballots across the constituency.
According to Dumelo, his decision for a recount stems from widespread irregularities across polling stations in the constituency.
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Being his first time, Dumelo has been highly praised for putting such an impressive display.
But from his latest move, it looks like the actor is even optimistic of winning if these irregularities are corrected.
“I humbly write to your office seeking for a recount of all ballot boxes across the constituency.
“This is due to several irregularities that have been identified in some polling centres