A group in the main opposition party of Ghana National Patriotic Party (NPP) has issued a notice to take the national executives and National Council in court if they would try to breach party code of rules to attempt early congress.
The statement pointed the party rule, that after national executives give notice of a congress to elect president then it must give six months to party’s member who have submitted nominees to be prepare for election, but unfortunately the some candidates wants to bring an early congress by violating the constitution.
NPP’s presidential elections are schedule to hold in the first week of December, seven candidates have filed their names for race, and are anticipated to examine via vetting procedure to cut the numbers to five who will later battle for chair. If no one is dropped during vetting procedure then there would be super delegates’ congress to come up with the final five names.
According to the group they have information some of the aspirants are perusing national executives to do their bidding, “Those candidates who are not ready to wait for the six months must sit back for the others to do their campaign,” the group statement said.
“Even if two or more candidates who want an early congress, there is no need to flout the constitution of the NPP to please them,” it added.
The statement further said these candidates has planned to travel outside the country and are forcing executives to bring the congress early. The group said NPP is the party of democrats and we should do what we preach, the party’s law are supreme then weather someone wants to go foreign for medical or anything else.
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