NPP Primaries: Man who challenged Akufo-Addo in 2014 prevented from picking forms
- Francis Addai Nimoh is alleging that the Mampong constituency executives are making it impossible for him to pick up nomination forms
- He has since written to the Ashanti Region Chairman of the party to intervene
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Former New Patriotic Party (NPP) presidential aspirant, Francis Addai Nimoh has accused the executives of the party in the Mampong constituency of frustrating his efforts to pick up nomination forms to contest the parliamentary primaries.
In a letter addressed to the party’s regional executives, Mr. Addai Nimoh said the Mampong constituency executives are deliberately scheming to prevent him from contesting the primaries.
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He, however, appealed to the party authorities to intervene.
In his appeal letter dated Tuesday, January 28, 2020, Mr Addai Nimoh said on Saturday, January 25, 2020, when he made contact with the constituency chairman, Luther Asare, to buy his forms, he was told all three sets of forms received on behalf of Mampong Constituency had been sold.
“He told me bluntly that he unilaterally sold the forms without recourse to the Constituency Parliamentary Elections Committee (CPEC),” he stated.
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Francis Addai Nimoh served as MP for Mampong between 2008 and 2016.
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He had contested President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo in NPP’s presidential primaries in 2014 and was among the five to have scaled past the first round.
YEN.com.gh earlier reported that the National Communications Officer of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Sammy Gyamfi has revealed that, John Dramani Mahama will definitely prosecute some appointees under the Akufo-Addo administration if he wins election 2020.
Mr. Gyamfi noted that the first NPP appointee that will be prosecuted will be the Minister for Special Development Initiative (SDI), Hawa Koomson.
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