Kennedy Agyapong is seen mumbling and making gestures while declining to shake hands with other members of the ruling New Patriotic Party side of the house In a now-viral video, Some unverified reports suggest that this behavior may be a result of their failure to support him in the party’s most recent flagbearer-ship election.
The MP for the Central Region’s Assin Central district is shown in the video standing in the legislature’s chamber. Several other MPs are seen approaching him and extending their hands to shake his hand, presumably to welcome him back after his election participation.
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Surprisingly, though, Agyapong declined to return the loving gesture, leaving the lawmakers
humiliated to stand.
Since their voices are not captured on camera, he then goes on to express his disgust about an unidentified matter. He may be seen merrily shaking hands and laughing with National Democratic Congress MPs
while seated on the minority side of parliament in a different video.
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In the NPP presidential primaries, he could not have been disappointed in the NDC MPs since it seemed that they were not expected to support him.
The party does, in fact, have a lot of work ahead of it before the general elections of 2024 if the claims that Agyapong refused to shake hands with his colleagues because they did not support him in the NPP presidential primary are accurate.
In the presidential primaries, Agyapong received 71,996 votes, or 37.41% of the total. Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia, with 118,210 votes, or 61.47% of the total, won.
Other candidates Addai-Nimoh received just 731 votes (0.41%), and Dr. Afriyie Akoto received 1,459 votes (0.76%) to finish third.
Ninety-six percent of the 192,446 delegates cast ballots in the presidential primaries, of which 193,346 were deemed valid and 900 were rejected.