General News Thu, 15 Nov 2001

NPP suspends seven Ajumako executives

THE Central Regional Executive Committee of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) has suspended, indefinitely, seven executive members of the Ajumako-Enyan-Essiam Constituency branch of the party for misconduct.

The affected persons are Messrs John Otchere, First Vice-Chairman; John Mensah, Second Vice-Chairman; Ato Dadzie. Acting Secretary’ and Stephen Dadzie, Treasurer.

Others are Miss Maud Amoah, Women’s Organiser, Mr Kenneth Otchere, Youth Organiser and Mr Joseph Otchere, Propaganda Secretary.

A release signed by the Regional Secretary, Mr Albert Essuman, stated that the affected executive members together with Mr James Appiah-Mensah, the suspended constituency chairman, conspired to cause a publication in a weekly after they had been advised to rescind their decision by the party’s general secretary.


It said the publication sought to create discord and factionalism within the party and to bring it into disrepute and public ridicule.

The release said soon after the publication , the regional executive committee summoned the executives to a meeting and asked them to retract the story within a week, which they reluctantly did.

It explained that the suspension is in accordance with articles 3 (f) and 4 (a) of the party’s constitution.

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