Vicky Bright had exhausted all the internal mechanisms of the party and proceeded to court for redress.
She had exhausted all the internal mechanisms of the party and proceeded to court for redress.
According to the court, the issues of forgery as raised by Ms Bright were matters that ought to have been raised before the vetting committee of the NPP which cleared Mr Arthur to contest in the primary leading to his election.
Justice Daniel Mensah in his ruling stated that Mr Arthur had not committed fraud in his nomination form for both 2012 and 2016 primaries as claimed by Mrs Bright.
But the party's Appeals Committee threw out the petition and set Sunday, August 2, 2015, for the election.
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The election of the 2016 parliamentary candidate for the party in Okaikoi South was riddled with injunctions as Mrs Bright challenged the educational certificates the incumbent Ahmed Arthur submitted to the vetting committee.