The Odododiodioo parliamentary candidate for the NDC, Nii Lante Vanderpuye has been accused of punching his fiercest rival from the the NPP, Nii Lante Bannerman.
The Parliamentary candidate of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) for the Odododiodioo constituency, Nii Lante Bannerman claims he was assaulted when both major parties clashed at Okaishie.
Speaking in an interview to CitiFM, Nii Lante Bannerman reveals that he was punched in the face in the full glare of his party supporters at James Town in Accra.
“Nii Lante Vanderpuye punched me twice in the full glare of everyone at James Town. When Vanderpuye attacked me he had about 20 thugs with him,” he added.
The NPP parliamentary candidate reveals that he has lodged more than 20 complaints at the Police station but nothing has been done about the assault case..
The Odododiodioo constituency, a predominantly NDC seat, has faced several bouts of violence in the run up to the elections.