Edwin Nii Lante Vanderpuye, Member of Parliament for Odododiodio Constituency in Accra has expressed optimism in retaining the Odododiodio seat come 2020.
In wishing his opponents in the New Patriotic Party (NPP) who will be contesting for a slot on the ticket of the party well, the former sports minister said “I wish them well in their election but whoever wins the primaries, will lose to me”.
He told Citi Fm, he is confident of retaining the seat for the opposition National Democratic Congress for a very long time.
When quizzed by the host Umaru Amadu Sanda on who he would like to face off with in the parliamentary contest in 2020, he mentioned Nii Lante Bannerman.
Reason being that he is a family member and that he has defeated him before.
“I’ve beaten Nii Lante Bannerman before and I will beat him again”.
Meanwhile Nii Lantey Bannerman has touted his impressive contribution in the constituency as a yardstick in winning the seat for the NPP when elected by delegates of the party to represent them in the constituency.