Michael Kpessa-Whyte, the acting executive director of the National Service Scheme and presidential staffer was hooted at a polling station in Shai Osudoku.
The NDC parliamentary aspirant for the Shai Osudoku constituency had visited the Post office polling station to observe the voting process but was met with hooting from the charged crowd.
The parliamentary primary in the constituency was necessitated by the death of the previous candidate, Desmond William Ocloo who died in a car crash in March, 2016.
Kpessa Whyte was accused of bringing land guards to intimidate voters at the polling station which has the highest number of voters in the constituency.
Some of the angry voters shouted: “why would you bring land guards here to kill us if you are campaigning to lead us”, Dr Kpessa Whyte, we don’t know you so please kindly stay off the constituency” among others.
The angry voters also accused the NDC’s Ningo Prampram parliamentary candidate Sam George who was in the company of Kpessa Whyte, as the mastermind behind the land guards in the town.
The police had to whisk away the shell shocked Kpessa Whyte to restore calm.
Meanwhile, the incumbent parliamentarian David Tetteh-Assumeng has opted out of the primary in solidarity with the deceased’s wife Linda Akwele Ocloo who is standing as a candidate.