The two-time Member of Parliament for Wassa Amenfi Central, Peter Yaw Kwakye Ackah, was defeated in the National Democratic Congress parliamentary primaries held on Saturday, May 13, 2023.
He lost to Dr. Joana Gyan Cudjoe, a businesswoman and wife of Keche Andrew, a member of music group, Keche.
Five NDC members contested the race in the constituency.
Joana Gyan Cudjoe emerged victorious with 756 votes dethroning the MP, Peter Yaw Kwakye Ackah who followed closely with 575 votes.
The rest, Daniel Appiah, Dr Karl Mark Arhin and Elijah Jones Appiah had 73, 39 and 2 votes respectively.
Music artiste Andrew Cudjoe, known in showbiz as Keche Andrew, and his wife, Joana Gyan Cudjoe recently celebrated their first wedding anniversary.
Andrew, one half of the music group Keche, got married to Joana Gyan, a businesswoman with interests in mining and showbiz, got married on November 30, 2019.