General News of Wed, 14 Dec 201643
Show remorse – Afoko, Agyepong urged
Paul Afoko and Kwabena Agyepong, suspended National Chairman and General Secretary, respectively, of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) should show contrition for the conduct they exhibited leading to their suspensions, following the victory of the party in the just-ended presidential and parliamentary elections, George Ayisi Boateng, a leading member of the NPP in the Ashanti Region, has said.
The two gentlemen, a year ago, were suspended by the National Executive Committee (NEC) of the NPP for working against the interest of the party ahead of the 2016 elections.
Unlike Mr Agyepong, who accepted his suspension, Mr Afoko disregarded the disciplinary action against him and subsequently filed a suit against the party at an Accra High Court. However, the court upheld his suspension by the leadership of the NPP.
Following the party’s victory in the just-ended elections, Mr Ayisi Boateng, in an interview with Paa Kwesi Parker Wilson on Ghana Yensom on Accra100.5FM on Wednesday December 14, said: “They should show remorse for their actions and mke efforts to return to the party.
“If I were to be one of them, the very day that Nana Addo was declared the winner, I would have shown remorse quickly and visited him, because if you have been suspended from the party it doesn’t mean you have been sacked. Their indefinite suspension was not expulsion from the party and so they should come on board.”
Meanwhile, Mr Afoko has congratulated Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo for his victory in the elections.