NPP National Council affirms Afoko's suspension

The decision was arrived at after a meeting on Thursday November 12, to deliberate and consider an appeal document submitted to the party by Mr. Afoko.

 

The National Council of the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP), has affirmed the decision by the National Executive Council (NEC) to suspend its National Chairman, Paul Afoko.

Out of 77 people, 70 voted for the suspension to be upheld, six abstained from voting, while one voted for him to be reinstated.

The decision was announced to journalists by the party’s General Secretary, Mr. Kwabena Agyepong.

Present at the meeting at the party’s headquarters were key members of the party including ex-president John Kufuor.

The New Patriotic Party (NPP’s) National Executive Committee (NEC) unanimously voted a fortnight ago to suspend its National Chairman Paul Afoko indefinitely.

The party’s decision follows a petition by the Council of Elders to the Disciplinary Committee of the party asking Afoko to step aside for various misconducts.

The first vice chairman of the party Freddy Blay continues to be the acting chairman of the party.

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