Ningo-Prampram NDC unhappy with E.T Mensah's bid for Council of State

Ningo-Prampram NDC unhappy with E.T Mensah's bid for Council of State

Executives of the Ningo-Prampram National Democratic Congress are displeased with former MP E.T Mensah's decision to vie for a position in the Council of State.

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The constituency executives of the party have expressed shock at their former MP's bid for a membership on the Council of State in an NPP government, and are seeking to talk him out of it.

Ningo-Prampram NDC unhappy with E.T Mensah's bid for Council of State

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This decision to vie for a Council of State membership, according to the executives, is a betrayal of the NDC, and would be seen as such by the long-time members of the party.

Speaking to Citi News, the secretary of the Ningo-Prampram NDC Cephas Teye said, "We are yet to convene a meeting to discuss that issue. The first time I heard it, I was shocked the old man [ET Mensah] can go that far. For somebody who has been a minister for so many years and when there is a change in government you go and join the other government, to be a member of the council for that government is something else.”

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He further stated, “I called the chairman and told him about what I’ve heard. We are yet to meet and discuss how we will go about that decision; it’s either we go to him or see what else to do. Majority of our people don’t understand that it is non-partisan, so as soon as they see him during a different government regime, they will be thinking that he has gone to join them [NPP]."

Usually, Council of State members are individuals with leanings towards the party in power, as such the decision of E.T Mensah to seek a spot in the council comes as a surprise to all.

The elections for the Council of State will be held tomorrow, February 16.

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Ningo-Prampram NDC unhappy with E.T Mensah's bid for Council of State

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