Kumi Guitar born Nana Yaw Kumi is on the verge of contesting in the upcoming New Patriotic Party (NPP) primaries to represent the people of Akwatia.
The incumbent Member of Parliament of that seat is Mrs. Mercy Adu-Gyamfi who is popularly known as Ama Sey, a hairdresser who humiliated opposition National Democratic Congress’ Mohammed Baba Jamal in the 2016 election.
Ama Sey who attended Presby Middle School in Akwatia in the year 1988 and obtained Middle School Leaving Certificate (MSLC) is believed to be popular owing to her good human relations with her constituents.
Besides her hairdressing business, she was a managing director of Amasey Pharmacy, in Kade, in the Eastern Region. She is a member of some committees in Parliament, she serves on the Committee on Employment and social welfare house committee.
But for the emergence of Nana Yaw Kumi, some delegates believe she could be going unopposed.
It is unclear how popular or well known Nana Yaw Kumi is within the NPP fraternity in the Akwatia constituency but it promises to be interesting as he joins a list of music and movie celebrities who have parliamentary ambitions.
The others are John Dumelo, K.K Fosu, and Bice Osei Kufuor Obour.