Kwabena Agyepong has appealed to defeated parliamentary candidates to forward their grievances to the party’s secretariat for redress.
The General Secretary of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Kwabena Agyepong has cautioned defeated parliamentary aspirants to desist from engaging in recrimination and counter accusations in the media.
According to him, the peaceful nature of the polls was a manifestation of the determination and preparedness of the NPP to prosecute an effective and efficient campaign that will ensure that our Presidential Candidate and our party emerge victorious in next year’s Presidential and Parliamentary elections.
He said all candidates must forward their grievances to the party’s secretariat for redress.
At a press conference in Accra, Mr. Agyepong stated that, "Those with genuine grievances should present their cases to the Party Secretariat for redress. They should desist from engaging in recrimination, counter accusations, especially in the media."
Congratulations to winners
"We congratulate the winners and urge them to extend a hand to everybody and close ranks. To those who were unsuccessful, we thank them very much for the role they played and urge them to still dedicate themselves as true patriots of our party, to work together with our parliamentary candidates to achieve our main goal of victory 2016," he added.
He disclosed that 21 women emerged victorious whiles 6 female incumbent in the process lost their seats.
"We are also happy to announce that a significant amount of winners were below the ages of 40 years (30%), which goes to affirm that our party remains an attractive destination for the youth."
Appeal to party members
He noted that, "We want to conclude by appealing to all members of our party, our foot soldiers, Polling station, constituency executives to rally around the chosen candidates, work together in genuine show of unity and be guided by the principle of service, sacrifice and selflessness."