Some grassroot supporters of the National Democratic Congress(NDC) under the umbrella name VICTORY FOR JDM 2016, have accused incumbent Member of Parliament(MP) for the Ningo-Prampram constituency, Mr. E.T Mensah of working against the interest of the party in the area and clandestinely lending his support to the NPP to see the NDC’s defeat in the upcoming elections.
A statement issued by the group Thursday said Mr. E.T Mensah has completely turned his back on the same party that gave him the chance to become who he is in politics.
The group has asked the executives of the party to investigate Mr. E.T Mensah as they alleged he’s seeking to destroy the NDC in the Ningo Prampram Constituency including secretly funding their opponent to win the seat.
The group contends they cannot sacrifice the larger interest of the NDC party and President Mahama and watch one individual frustrate the NDC, hence has given Mr. E.T Mensah a 48hr ultimatum to come clean on the allegations brought against him or face the full wrath of the grassroot supporters.
The statement added: “The Victory of JDM and all his Parliamentary candidates is what we in the Victory for JDM 2016 group and all our affiliates are seeking. We therefore plead with our dear father Hon. E.T Meansh to refrain from actions that will impede the victory of the NDC and President John Dramani Mahama in the 7th December Polls.”
Below is the full statement by the group
E.T. MENSAH CANNOT FOOL THE GRASSROOTS OF NDC SUPPORTERS
It is a fact that Hon. E.T Mensah is no mean a person to our great party the National Democratic Congress,(NDC) considering his years of dedication, commitment and service to our party, his constituency Ningo Prampram and Ghana at large, served as Sports Minister and Minister of Social Welfare in the Rawlings and Late Prof. Mills led administration respectively. In fact his hard work to our party can never be underestimated.
However, we the grassroots supporters of the great NDC party wish to remind Hon. E.T Mensah that, we made him who he is today but he has decided to turn his back at the same party and grassroots that made him who he is today. But what we are telling him is that he cannot deceive us to get to where he is today and try to destroy our great party in the Ningo Prampram Constituency for us.
Hon. E.T Mensah after we sending him to parliament for a longer period thinks that he is the only one who can serve our constituency in parliament and will therefore not give the youth any chance to serve. If for nothing at all you have served as MP since 1992 and have lost the primaries in a democratic way so why are you turning your back at the party now?
We are by this statement giving you a 48hours ultimatum to come out and respond to the following allegations or else we will declare you as an enemy to both the grassroots and the great NDC and you will feel our heat on the street.
(1)Why did the wife of the 72 years old man Rebecca Akuffo Addo stand on a platform at Prampram to say “Hon. E.T Mensah is part of us now” ?
(2)Why did the NPP announce just last Saturday that Hon. E.T Mensah will be part of their health walk. ?
(3)Why have you given Ghc 50,000 to the NPP parliamentary candidate as your support for him.?
(4) Why did the NPP Constituency Chairman for Ningo Prampram in one of their rallies in prampram said they came to see you (Hon ET Mensah) and you told them to go and look for Sylvester Tetteh because it’s his turn to represent the Ningo Prampram in parliament. ?
(5) Why is the NPP campaign team in the Ningo Prampram constituency now goes about telling people you have their back so they should vote the NPP parliamentary candidate ?
We are asking the regional executives of our great NDC party to investigate all these matter and let us know the truth in it.
We are also giving a 48 hours ultimatum to Hon. E.T Mensah to come out and clear the air or else he will feel our heat.
The Victory of JDM and all his Parliamentary candidates is what we in the Victory for JDM 2016 group and all our affiliates are seeking. We therefore plead with our dear father Hon. E.T Meansh to refrain from actions that will impede the victory of the NDC and President John Dramani Mahama in the 7th December Polls.
Long live JDM!
Long live NDC!!
Long live Victory4JDM 2016!!!
Greater Accra Reg. Chairman,NDC
Hon. E.T Menasah
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