The New Patriotic Party (NPP) is invoking Article 10(7)(5) of its constitution to haul Assin Central Member of Parliament, Kennedy Ohene Agyapong, before its Disciplinary Committee.
This is in relation to direct and potential “violations of the provisions outlined in Article 3(5)(A)(1)(2)(3) and (4) of the Party’s Constitution and a potential misconduct under Article 4(7).”
In a statement issued by the party Sunday, August 27, 2023, Mr. Agyapong is being summoned together with four other persons who have potentially been found guilty per the said provisions.
“Emphasis must also be placed on the fact that Hon. Kennedy Ohene Agyapong, pursuant to the afore-stated constitutional provisions of the party, will also be summoned before the Disciplinary Committee of the Party to provide responses and further details to the accusations and threats he made against certain personalities in a video that has since gone viral on social media and mainstream media,” portions of the Justin Koduah Frimpong-signed statement indicated.
In the said release, the General Secretary of the NPP expressed gratitude to all stakeholders during the period of its special Electoral College Election, which was used to reduce the 10 aspirants who were vying for the party’s flagbearer to five.
It also extended its congratulations to aspirants and their supporters for conducting themselves well during the exercise.
“The New Patriotic Party (NPP) extends its heartfelt appreciation to all stakeholders who contributed to the successful execution of the Special Electoral College Election which took place on Saturday, August 26, 2023. We commend the collaborative efforts of the Presidential Elections Committee, the Electoral Commission, the Ghana Police Service, Media partners, aspirants, delegates, supporters, and the wider general public for their unwavering dedication to the democratic process.
“We extend our congratulations to all aspirants and their supporters for their responsible conduct, following the guidelines, rules, and regulations set forth for the election. Your commitment to the democratic principles of the Party is acknowledged and celebrated