Ghanaian actor John Dumelo has got the nod to contest as the parliamentary candidate for the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the 2020 elections.

Dumelo got the nod after posting a resounding victory in the party's parliamentary primaries held on Saturday, August 24, 2019.

In what could be described as a rout, the actor polled 758 votes against the relatively measly 99 votes garnered by his contender, Suzzy Addoboye.

His victory was greeted with rapturous cheers from teeming supports who had gathered at the La Bawaleshie polling station.

Even before the results were announced, the supporters could be heard chanting “we want John” implying that they want John Dumelo to represent them.

Some 524 aspirants gunning to become Parliamentary candidates of the NDC across 157 constituencies in the country.

NDC, Ghana’s largest opposition party, is voting Saturday to select those who will represent its constituencies in the 2020 election.