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The battle for the New Patriotic Party (NPP) flagbearer position was not just fought on the political stage but also in the digital realm. Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia and Kennedy Agyapong, the Member of Parliament for Assin Central, found themselves engaged in a fierce online competition. This article delves into how social media platforms played a pivotal role in their campaigns and post-election activities.
In the modern political landscape, the power of social media cannot be underestimated. Bawumia and Agyapong recognized the significance of these platforms, including Facebook, Twitter (now X), and Instagram, to convey their messages and interact with their supporters. They harnessed these platforms to the fullest, knowing that they had become major channels for political engagement.
Despite entering the contest relatively late, Kennedy Agyapong skillfully leveraged social media and made several media appearances to connect with the masses. He recognized that a strong online presence was essential, and it paid off as he secured second place in the polls.
— Hon. Ken Ohene Agyapong (@honkenagy) November 4, 2023
In the end, Vice President Bawumia emerged as the flagbearer for the NPP for the 2024 general elections. Both Bawumia and Agyapong, alongside the other two contenders, pledged their support for the party’s future. Minutes after the official event at the Accra Sports Stadium, they turned to social media to share their thoughts.
Agyapong took to the platform with a video from the stadium introduction, using hashtags like #ThePeoplesChoice and #GhanaFirst to connect with his audience. Bawumia, on the other hand, shared a ‘Thank You’ flyer with the caption: “Thank you New Patriotic Party @NPP_GH! Together, we made it possible.”
— Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia (@MBawumia) November 4, 2023
In the ever-evolving world of politics, social media is an invaluable tool for candidates to connect with their supporters and convey their messages. The NPP flagbearer elections showcased how Vice President Bawumia and Kennedy Agyapong embraced the digital age, using platforms like Facebook, Twitter (now X), and Instagram to engage with their audience. As the 2024 general elections approach, the impact of social media in politics will only continue to grow.