NDP cautions members to stay off voters’ register demo

Alhaji Mohammed Frimpong, General Secretary of the National Democratic Party (NDP) has called on members of the party not to take part in any demonstrations concerning the country’s voters’ register.

He said instead, members should “rush” and make sure they registered when the time was due to enable the party win massively in the Volta Region and other parts of the country.

Alhaji Frimpong was speaking at the Volta Regional Delegates Conference of the party at Hohoe.

Alhaji Frimpong said there was no justification in the demonstrations, adding that the NDP, fully represented on the Inter­Party Advisory Committee (IPAC) was interested in preserving the peace of the country and would not partake in any demonstrations.

He said the “actual case” was about the bad nature of the machines, which was confirmed ineffective and inefficient by the suppliers and that no political party refuted accounts of the Electoral Commission on the bad state of the machines neither did any party complain about cost.

Alhaji Frimpong said NDP therefore supported the Electoral Commission in acquiring new biometric vote management system for the compilation of a new voters’ register.

At the same function, the National Democratic Party (NDP) has elected a 12­member executive committee for the Volta Region for a four-year term.

The executives were elected unopposed through acclamation at the party’s Regional Delegates Conference in Hohoe.

The executives are Mr Prince Mensah, Chairman, Mr Abraham Atta Kwame, Vice Chairman, Mr Siabi Mensah, Secretary, Mr Quarshie Ranson, Deputy Secretary, Mr Mawunyo Akomia, Youth Leader and Mr Emmanuel Bali, First Deputy Youth Leader.

The rest are Mr Godsway Adabe, Second Deputy Youth Leader, Madam Melody Johnson, Women Leader, Madam Esther Amevor, First Deputy Women Leader, Miss Innocentia Agbavittor, Second Deputy Women Leader, Mr Edem Hiagbe, Communication Leader and Mr Kennedy Fiahagbe, Deputy Communication Leader.

Alhaji Mohammed Frimpong, Secretary­General of the National Democratic Party swore the new executives into office administering the oath of office and allegiance to them.

Mr Prince Mensah, the Volta Regional Chairman of NDP called on the delegates at the regional, constituency and branch levels in the region to support the executives in order to win power in 2020.

He said the party was working to open offices in some constituencies, urging constituency officers who had party offices to open their doors to welcome new members.

The election was supervised by Mr Selormey A. Dogbey, the Volta Regional Director of the Electoral Commission.

– GNA

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