The Ashanti Regional Chairman of the governing NPP, Bernard Antwi Boasiako, popularly called Chairman Wontumi, has accidentally run into some supporters with his car at the party’s delegates conference, Siggy reports.
The polls for the election of the party’s Chairperson in the Ashanti Region took place at the Baba Yara Stadium in Kumasi on Saturday, 28 May 2022.
As he arrived at the stadium, Chairman Wontumi – who was seeking re-election – was filmed standing through the sunroof in his vehicle to wave at his supporters who had gathered at the entrance of the venue.
Having soaked cheers from his supporters, Wontumi got back into his car, only to lose control and run into supporters who had to flee for dear life. No casualties were reported.
A video that was shared by Asaase Radio showed Wontumi quickly pulling his breaks to avert any catastrophe.
Meanwhile, Chairman Wontumi has been re-elected as the Ashanti Regional Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP).
This gives him a third term opportunity to chair the NPP in the Ashanti Region, the strongest hold of the party.