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Samia Nkrumah ditches CPP, contests Jomoro seat as an independent candidate

Former Chairperson of the Convention People’s Party (CPP), Samia Yaba Christina Nkrumah, will not contest the 2020 parliamentary slot for Jomoro constituency on the ticket of the party.

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Samia Nkrumah ditches CPP, contests Jomoro seat as an independent candidate

Samia SummitSamia Nkrumah is a former Chairman of CPP

Former Chairperson of the Convention People’s Party (CPP), Samia Yaba Christina Nkrumah, will not contest the 2020 parliamentary slot for Jomoro constituency on the ticket of the party.

The daughter of Ghana’s first President, Dr Kwame Nkrumah, will contest the parliamentary seat as an independent candidate, according to a report by Citi News.

“The former Chairperson of the Convention People’s Party (CPP) made this known in a Citi News interview. She said her comeback is not a selfish ambition but to get Jomoro the right representation in Parliament.

“The former MP for the area also said her decision to contest in the upcoming polls is also to help uphold Dr Kwame Nkrumah’s legacy,” according to the report by Citi News.

The report further quoted the popular politician as giving the following justification for her decision to contest the MP slot as an independent candidate.

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