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Reason Why Nana Addo Could Be Interested In Ayawaso East Parliamentary Election Than Abuakwa South

Every parliamentary seat counts for any government that wishes to have its policies sail smoothly through parliament.

Ayawaso East is one of the Greater Accra regional constituencies that have, invariably, been a stronghold of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) since 1992.

The seat was won by Yahya Seidu in 1992; Farouk Braimah in 1996; and Mustapha Ahmed in 2000, 2004, and 2008. Hon. Naser Mahama Toure has held the seat since 2012.

What makes this constituency particularly special is its geographical location.

It's located entirely within the Accra Metropolitan Area of the Greater Accra region and, thereby, harbors the residence of the current president; the residence of the current vice president; and even the seat of government--three of the most important places in the country.

In the coming elections, Hon. Peter Mireku will be standing for the second time against Hon. Naser Mahama Toure, the incumbent, for the Ayawaso East seat.

This could be Nana Addo's "parliamentary contest of the year" rather than Akim Abuakwa South--where he was once the Member of Parliament.

Hon. Peter Mireku

Because, one, the president knows it is a done deal for Hon. Samuel Atta Akyea in Akim Abuakwa South, a stronghold of the New Patriotic Party.

And, two, though Nana Addo is a constituent of Atta Akyea's constituency, nothing can be more fulfilling for him than seeing Hon. Peter Mireku win the seat for the Ayawaso East. A constituency that serves as the president’s home and workplace.

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