These parliamentary candidates were probably not retained by the people in their respective constituencies as a result of their lack of confidence in them or poor performance over the years
This 2020 parliamentary and presidential election is no different from the others as the people voted out the leaders they felt were not working.
1. Yaw Buabeng Asamoah: The Adentan constituency is notorious for not retaining its members of parliament to serve for a second term. Probably based on their assessments, the MP, Yaw Buabeng Asamoa was not retained.
2. Dr. Bernard Okoe Boye: Dr. Bernard Okoe-Boye was the member of Parliament for the Ledzorkuku constituency. His loss came as a surprise to many as he was pinpointed as one of the most hard-working MPs. Unfortunately for him, his constituents did not find him worthy to be retained.
3. Paul Essien: Paul Essien was the member of parliament for the Jomoro Constituency. He lost the seat to NDC’s Dorcas Nda-Affo Toffey
4. George Nenyi Andah: The former deputy communications minister, George Nenyi Andah won the Awutu Senya West seat in 2016, to represent the people in parliament. He snatched the seat from the then incumbent, Hannah Tetteh. Unfortunately for him, he was not able to retain the seat as the sister of Hannah Tetteh, Gizelle Tetteh-Agbotui defeated him in the 2020 general elections.
5. Barbara Asher: Ayisi Barbara Asher Ayisi was a member of parliament for the Cape Coast North Constituency. She won the seat in 2016. She, however, was not able to retain her seat.
6. Elizabeth Afoley Quaye: Afley Quaye was the fisheries and aquaculture minister and represented the people of Krowor in Ghana’s seventh parliament.