Discipline NDC suspends three constituency executives

The executives had to be suspended for what the NDC describes as a breach of the party rules.

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General Secretary NDC, Johnson Asiedu Nketia

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Three executives of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) have been suspended in the Greater Accra Region.

The three were suspended following their links with a group by name ‘Action Movement’ which held a press conference attacking some national executives for the party’s defeat in the 2016 elections.

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The executives had to be suspended for what the party describes as a breach of the party rules.

They are Emmanuel Ashalley Tetteh, Communications Officer of Klottey Korle Constituency, Kozdo Keglo Hamenya, Secretary, Okaiko North and Stephen Affutu, Communications Officer, Okaikoi Central Constituency.

 

According to the party's Functional Executive Committee at its meeting on Tuesday, March 28, 2017 after discussing the content of the press conference found it contrary to the code of conduct and disciplinary code of the party (Articles 45 and 46) of the NDC constitution.

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A statement signed by General Secretary of the party, Johnson Asiedu Nketia said, "The Functional Executive Committee in exercise of powers conferred upon it by Article 46(1) and (2) of the party’s constitution, has suspended you from the party with immediate effect, pending a referral to the National Disciplinary Committee for further investigations.

"You are therefore to hold yourself in readiness for any invitation the Committee may extend to you to assist in their investigations," the statement added.

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