NDC Suspends Sam George And Namoale

NDC Suspends Sam George And Namoale

NDC Suspends Sam George And Namoale
The National Democratic Congress (NDC) has suspended two of its newly elected candidates for the 2016 parliamentary elections.

The two, Sam George [Ningo-Prampram constituency] and Member of Parliament for the La Dadekotopon constituency, who was also elected in the party's primaries in November, Nii Amasah Namoale.

According to a statement released by the Greater Accra NDC the suspension takes effect from December 1, 2015.

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"I have been directed by the Regional Executive Committe to inform you about your suspension from the party with effect from December 1, 2015 pending hearing from the disciplinary committee in line with the party's constitution

"On the 21st of November, 2015 you contravened article 41 3(a) and 40 (8b & c) when you instigated people against the regional executive monitoring team and granted interview to the media accusing the executives of perpetrating fraud to the benefit of your contender," the statement signed by the Greater Regional Secretary of the NDC, Victor Quarshie Adonoo said.

NDC Suspends Sam George And Namoale

In a fiercely NDC Parliamentary contest at Ningo-Prampram, the long serving Member of Parliament, Mr. Enoch Teye Mensah became a casualty in the race to his protégé, Samuel Nartey George on Sunday night.

Certified results by the Electoral Commission showed George polled 4,910 votes representing 63.4 per cent of valid votes cast to end the Parliamentary career of Mr Mensah who has been in Parliament since 1997. E.T. Mensah polled 2,831 votes representing 36.5 per cent of valid votes cast.

Prior to the elections there was accusations of attempts by the incumbent to rig the election by Mr. George. This eventually led to some misunderstanding, which saw the postponement of the polls to the next day.

Mr. Nii Amasah Namoale also openly accused the NDC's regional executives of plotting his defeat during the primaries.

The suspended two however, who their various primaries in grand style.

 

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