Mahama’s posters (File photo)
The National Democratic Congress speaks the imprisonment of 2 of its correspondents has damaged the party, and caused some of its followers to attack the party headquarters in Accra.
Some followers of the party who were frustrated by the prison sentence of the 2 stormed the headquarters at Adabraka where they shattered posters of the party’s contestant, President John Mahama, National Chairman, Kofi Portuphy has said Onua FM.
“They shattered President Mahama’s posters and if I were to be in the office by then, Satan would have worked and something may have occurred to me because they cracked my office glasses,” he told presenter of Yen Sempa, Bright Asempa in Twi Tuesday.
The Supreme Court on Wednesday punished the 2 communicators of the party –Alistair Nelson and Godwin Ako Gunn – to 4 months in prison for making disrespectful accounts against the judges of the Court.
They were also demanded to pay GHC10, 000 each in charges by close of work Thursday or serve one month in default. But the National Democratic Congress has since sentenced the punishing, describing it as illogical in the face of the orders it gave the National Media Commission in modifiable media firms in Ghana in another situation.
Talking on the matter, Mr. Portuphy said himself and the party is shocked by the punishment given their 2 communicators to the level that he cried, noting “the punishment has created dispute in the party”.
Appeal for pardon remarking on the petition to the president by the lawyers of the 2 criminals, the NDC chairman said that he was hopeful that President Mahama will interfere in the matter using his authorities under Article 72(1).
According to him, “I will be astonished if the President does not reply, further adding that the constitution gives him that the power to forgiveness the criminals based on discussion with the Council of State
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