Obour speaking after his defeat

Musician turned politician Bice Osei Kufour, popularly known as Obour, has lost the bid to become the NPP Parliamentary candidate for the Asante Akim South constituency.

The former president of the Musicians Union of Ghana (MUSIGA) lost the election to the incumbent MP for the constituency, Kwaku Asante Boateng.

Speaking in an interview with Adom News he said that although he lost he is appreciative the delegate gave him a chance to contest in the first place.

He stated that the battle for the primaries may have ended but he would extend a helping hand to the incumbent MP and the NPP in general during the campaign towards December 7 polls.

During the Parliamentary Primaries held by the NPP on June 10, Obour came through with 296 votes while Kwaku Asante Boateng won with 364 votes.

The other candidates, namely, Edmond Oppong Peprah, William Yamoah and Eric Amoah had 9, 32 and 8 votes respectively.