- A candidate in the NDC's parliamentary primaries at Ejura-Sekyedumase, Juliana Kissang-Wassan, caused a stir at the venue
- Kissang-Wassan, competing with four others, arrived in a convoy and sprayed money into the crowd of delegates
- A video of the moment which surfaced online has stirred criticisms of the young lady, with many describing it as vote buying
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The National Democratic Congress (NDC), Ghana's main opposition party, has gone to polls to elect a presidential candidate for the 2024 General Elections.
The primaries, scheduled for Saturday, May 13, 2023, will also see the party elect parliamentary candidates for 259 constituencies, with 16 constituencies suspended.
Images from the Ejura- Sekeydumase constituency have shown a parliamentary candidate, Juliana Kinang-Wassan, causing a stir at the election venue.
Kinang-Wissan sprays money at Ejura-Sekyedumase NDC primaries
Kinang-Wassan, one of the four people contesting the incumbent MP Muhammad Bawa Braimah, sprayed money on delegates.
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The lady arrived in a convoy of vehicles with delegates trooping towards her. Coming out of the roof of the 4x4 car she was riding, she pulled wads of cedi notes and threw them into the crowd to their excitement.
Kombat Suuk Paul, Awal Asaad, and Mohammed Sisu Tamimu are the other contenders forKinang-Wassan.
Watch the video below:
Ghanaians criticise Juliana Kissang-Wassan's money spraying at NDC primaries
The video has said reactions on social media, with many criticising Juliana Kissang-Wassan's move as vote buying.
Now you people turn shatta wale lol
See people that don’t like to work
The constituency will pay for it
Isn’t this against the laws? Will she be arrested?
She has to be disqualified
Same people who complained bitterly because the other party did same. I wish we Ghanaians can move on from these two parties NDC and NPP. We need a different party aside them.
Sam George called a thief, gets booed by delegates
Meanwhile, the parliamentary primary at Ningo Prampram was halted as supporters of Michael Tetey accused Sam George's camp of malpractices.
The Ghana Police Service has arrested two persons belonging to Michael's team after they attempted to start chaos over the alleged malpractices.
At a point, some delegates booed Sam George when he arrived at the scene, creating confusion among delegates which led to a halt in the elections for over an hour.
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