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Assin Central Member of Parliament, Kennedy Ohene Agyapong has revealed the vital role he played in helping the New Patriotic Party secure the Majority caucus in Parliament after the 2020 polls. 

The NPP needed their ousted Member of Parliament, Andrew Asiamah Amoako, who bad won the Fomena seat as an independent candidate to join them secure majority in the House after both caucuses had secured 137 seats apiece.

The only condition made by the MP to forgo the treatment they put him through was for his constituency Chairman to resign.

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Speaking with some party delegates in Tema, the man seeking to become flagbearer of the party said it took his intervention and GH₵1 million to fulfill the condition given by Mr. Asiamah Amoako, who is now the 2nd Deputy Speaker of Parliament to join the NPP.

“If not for me, the NPP will not have Majority in Parliament after the 2020 elections. Because after the election, NDC had 137 parliamentarians, NPP also had 137 and there was one independent candidate,” he said.

However, the Adansi Fomena NPP Chairman was owing a rural bank GH₵1.5 million but had not been sent to court because of his position as Chairman.

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The Assin Central MP indicated he paid a sum of GH₵1million to the Chairman for him to tender in his resignation, before the MP joined the NPP to form the Majority.

Watch the video of Ken Agyapong’s remarks here. (from 3:00):