Ghana Black Stars player and General Captain, Asamoah Gyan has opened up on news about his interest in becoming a Member of Parliament for the Weija-Gbawe Constituency.
News broke out that the skipper of the Black Stars who is actively involved in philanthropy in the constituency has ambitions of running for office on the ticket of the New Patriotic Party in Weija-Gbawe.
Responding to the speculations, Asamoah Gyan said he is not entering into politics now but as to whether he had future ambitions, the footballer left room for doubts. He said anything could happen in the future.
“I’m happy that people are grateful about what I have done. I said earlier that people want me to become their MP. The most important thing is that people are happy with what I have done, he noted in an interview,” Asamoah Gyan said.
“Talking about politics anything can happen, but for now politics is not on my mind, he pointed out,” he added.
Connecting his philantropic achievements in the area to the calls for him to become an MP, Asamoah Gyan said: “Sometimes the people choose you, people can choose you to lead them. When the roads were going on plus other projects, many people were urging me to lead them as their MP.”
“Some people did not plan to do politics but at the end of the day they are doing politics which is a normal thing.”