All 47 of the MMDCEs in the Ashanti Region, as well as a sizable number of MPs and Deputy Ministers, have been assigned to work as polling agents in the ongoing Kumawu by-election by the New Patriotic Party (NPP).
The National Democratic Congress (NDC), also has high-ranking party executives and MPs running, highlighting how important the by-election is to them by keeping a careful eye on the results.
North Tongu MP, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, is a polling agent for the NDC, and so is the Municipal Chief Executive for Asante Akyem Central, Robert Kwakye, a polling agent for the NPP.
The NPP and NDC, along with two independent candidates are today, Tuesday, May 23, battling it out for the Kumawu parliamentary seat.
Ernest Yaw Anim is the NPP candidate, the NDC is fielding Kwasi Amankwaa, while two independent candidates both go by the name Kwaku Dua.