NDC constitution lands Zanetor Rawlings in more trouble

NDC constitution lands Zanetor Rawlings in more trouble

-The NDC constitution has shown that the party's parliamentary candidate for the Klottey Korley constituency, Dr. Zanetor Rawlings illegally contested the party's parliamentary seat.

- The revelation follows several legal suits Zanetor Rawlings is contending in court against her candidature

NDC constitution lands Zanetor Rawlings in more trouble

Dr Zanetor Rawlings

Revelations from the constitution of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has shown that the embattled parliamentary candidate for the Klottey Korley constituency, Dr. Zanetor Rawlings illegally contested the party's parliamentary seat.

In fact, Article 43 section 9(A) of the ruling NDC’s constitution states: A member shall not be qualified to contest in primaries for any parliamentary seat if he: (a) is disqualified under national electoral laws from contesting for any parliamentary seat as Article 94 of the Ghana’s constitution states (1) Subject to the provisions of this article, a person shall not be qualified to be a Member of Parliament unless – (a) He is a citizen of Ghana, has attained the age of twenty-one years and is a registered voter.

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The development is documented to have been supported by a recent statement by the Electoral Commissioner, Charlotte Osei, who in an official statement over the eligibility of the embattled young politician stated that Zanetor Rawlings was not in the electoral roll.

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Meanwhile officials from the NDC are yet to confirm whether or not Zanetor Rawlings would be given the go ahead to contest the seat come the November 7th parliamentarians as she herself heads for the courts for legal interpretation into the matter

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