Bawumia , Ken make first social media posts after Nov. 4 showdown

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The New Patriotic Party (NPP) flagbearer election has ended, and the two main contenders, Vice President Bawumia and Hon. Kennedy Agyapong, have made first public comments.

While many expected the usual ‘showdown’ antics from Mr. Kennedy Agyapong, the latter surprised Ghanaians by peacefully accepting the election results, and transferring the showdown to the NDC.

Both aspirants vigorously used social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter (now X) and Instagram to sell their message and communicate campaign information with their supporters.

Several other activities by the aspirants were posted on these platforms which have become major feedback avenues for politicians.

Kennedy Agyapong, despite a relatively late entry into the contest, particularly, leveraged on social media and media appearances to sell his message to the masses.

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At the end of the polls, he came second behind Vice President Bawumia who has since become flagbearer of the NPP for the 2024 general elections.

Both men, were on stage after the official results were declared along with other two contenders. They promise d to support the party’s cause in order to retain power after 2024.

Minuted after the event at the Accra Sports Stadium ended, the two former rivals, made their first posts on social media platform, X.

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Agyapong posted a video of his introduction at the Stadium with two hashtags – #ThePeoplesChoice, #GhanaFirst; while Bawumia posted a ‘Thank You’ flyer with the caption: Thank you New Patriotic Party @NPP_GH! Together, we made it possible.”

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