The New Patriotic Party (NPP) parliamentary Candidate for the Awutu Senya West constituency, George Andah, appears to be more concerned about the marital status of his main opponent and incumbent Member of Parliament, Hanna Tetteh, as the race for the seat heats up.
Mr. Andah at mini rally at Bawjiase in the Central Region this week, threw an open challenge to Hanna Tetteh to introduce her husband to the constituents.
“I came here with my wife, and children. Please tell Hanna to also come and show us her husband,” he said.
Mr. Andah, who is a first timer aspiring for the seat, invited his wife to the stage and introduced her to the party supporters; who had gathered at the rally amidst cheers and applauds.
In a video which is circulating on social media, Mr. Andah is seen telling the crowd to ask Madam Hanna Tetteh to show them her husband.
Mr. Andah, a marketer who is widely respected, is seeking to unseat Hanna Tetteh who also serves as Ghana’s Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration Minister .
2012 election performance
Hanna Tetteh in the 2012 elections, won with 49.84 per cent of the total valid votes cast, after polling 23,082 votes.
Her closest contender, the NPP’s Oppey Abbey at the time, managed 18,487, representing 39.92 per cent.
The Progressive People’s Party’s, (PPP) Moses Arhinful Acquah, polled 3,237 of the total votes cast, representing 6.99 per cent.