Kumawood actor Kwadwo Nkansah, known in the showbiz industry as Lilwin, has expressed interest in contesting for the parliamentary seat in the Afigya Kwabre South constituency.
The comic actor whose prowess in role-playing an old man says he didn’t have any intentions of running for the office but for the encouragement from top personalities who have approached him to contest.
He explains further that the community leadership has assessed his huge fan base and come to the conclusion that contesting for the seat could be a walk in the park.
“Last year, around October, I found myself in a situation where a number of elders approached me. According to them, they had already convened to discuss the possibility of me becoming their MP, but as an independent candidate. They assured me of their commitment to ensure my victory in the election.
“More recently, their concern was intensified due to my latest movie, ‘Mr. President.’ They came for a copy of the movie and after watching it, they came and informed me that no matter what they have spoken with my mother, my uncle Wofa Atta and a lot of my family members that, I have to become an MP,” he said on Accra-based Okay FM Wednesday, August 23, 2023.
The announcement comes few days after former President John Dramani Mahama had advised him not to venture into politics.