FEC NDC directs Minority Caucus to suspend primaries campaign
The Functional Executive Committee (FEC) of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), has directed members of the Minority Caucus in Parliament to suspend their parliamentary primaries campaign activities from March 7 to March 31, 2023.
The directive follows the declaration of“Operation Save Our Democracy” instituted by FEC to ensure they actively partake in all parliamentary proceedings.
A statement issued yesterday by FifiFiaviKwetey, the General Secretary of the NDC, to all constituency chairmen, regional chairmen and regional Secretariat of the party cited by Ghanaian Times, recalled all Members of Parliament (MPs) of the party who had travelled to return immediately.
Per the directive, no MP should undertake any travel that would affect his or her attendance in Parliament.
The statement asked all regional and constituency executives and aspirants to ensure strict compliance with the directives herein.
“Parliamentary aspirants are hereby directed in their own interest, to strictly adhere to the directives as breach of same would attract severe sanctions however, dates for the filing of nominations, vetting of parliamentary aspirants and parliamentary primaries remained unchanged.
The NDC has announced May 13, 2023, for both presidential and parliamentary primaries.
This was announced by Mr Kwetey at the party headquarters in Accra on January 18, 2023.
BY TIMES REPORTER