The National Democratic Congress (NDC) has responded to claims by former president Jerry John Rawlings that the

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He warned the NDC in a press release: "We areon the verge of breaking up the NDC if we pursue this path. The National Executive Committee has to take a serious look at the entire branch electoral process and ascertain whether they have been held in an open, free and fair manner devoid of foul play and deliberate abuse."

But reacting to the former president's public statement, Mr Nketia admitted there were problems in some branches but said the whole process is not a flop as the ex-president wants to create.

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”I didn’t think that the impression is going to be created that the whole exercise has been a flop and all that,” he's quoted by myjoyonline.com as saying.

“But in his opinion that the whole exercise has been a mess, I don’t think that is the case.”