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Lil Win declares intention to contest Parliamentary seat at Afigya Kwabre South

Popular Kumawood actor, Lil Win has declared his intention to contest the Afigya Kwabre South seat in the Ashanti region as an independent candidate in the 2024 general elections.

According to the musician and comedian, real name, Kwadwo Nkansah, he is making the move following numerous calls from the traditional leaders and constituents who have been expressing confidence in his abilities to represent the constituency which presently has the New Patriotic Party’s William Owuraku Aidoo as Member of Parliament.

In a report by Adomonline.com, it mentioned that Lil Win disclosed his intention in an interview on Accra-based Okay FM after several requests from October 2022.

Popular Kumawood actor, Lil Win has declared his intention to contest the Afigya Kwabre South seat in the Ashanti region as an independent candidate in the 2024 general elections.

He disclosed that his mother and other close relatives have already been contacted to convince him and he has wholeheartedly accepted the request even though he was initially not interested.

“The constituents believe that I will be a good leader and serve them better with the investment I have made in the district with the establishment of my school, Great Minds.

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“They are convinced that even with the little resources, I have been able to do many projects for the area including a school and so I can help them a lot when I have many resources at my disposal,” he stated.

The latest news about Lil Win’s political ambitions may possibly surprise many of his followers when he recently disclosed in an interview on Oyerepa TV’s ente ‘Cinifie’ programme that he has been advised by former President John Mahama to stay away from politics.

Kwadwo Nkansah, he is making the move following numerous calls from the traditional leaders and constituents who have been expressing confidence in his abilities to represent the constituency

He, however, mentioned that to avoid courting the displeasure of members of the two leading political parties, National Democratic Congress (NDC) and the New Patriotic Party (NPP), he has always stayed neutral and Mahama’s counsel further encouraged him to stay to true to his beliefs.

“I had the opportunity to speak with NDC and NPP members during the 2016 campaign session. Ex-President John Mahama is the one who advised me not to accept any payment to support a political party,” he said.

 

 

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