Popular actor John Dumelo is one step closer to entering parliament come the 2020 General Election.
At today’s nationwide parliamentary primaries held by the opposition National Democratic Congress, John Dumelo won the primaries.
John Dumelo won the Ayawaso West Wuogon with 758 votes.
According to provisional results, the actor-cum-businessman won the ticket with 758 votes while his competitor Suzy Efua Adoboe polled 99 votes.
With the ticket secured, John Dumelo will hit the ground running while he prepares for the candidate the New Patriotic Party will send to contest him.
Meanwhile, at Ningo Prampram, Sam George has retained the ticket with 407 votes as against his contender’s 400 votes.
However, at the Adenta constituency, former Minister of Gender Children and Social Protection, Nana Oye Lithur lost her bid to lead the NDC in that constituency.
She lost with 559 votes while her challenger Mohammed Ramadan garnered 730 votes.