The governing New Patriotic Party has suspended seven polling station executives and the Katariga Electoral Area Coordinator for their various roles in a recent violence that ensued at the Sagnarigu NPP constituency office in the northern region.
According to news release signed by the Regional Secretary, Alhaji Sibdow Alhassan Yakubu, the decision was arrived at after an ad-hoc committee formed by the Regional Executive Committee investigated the matter and recommended disciplinary actions against the executives.
The statement added that: “the conduct of the executives are contrary to the provisions of the party’s constitution and pursuant to Article 3(7) of the party constitution, their conduct has been referred to the Regional Disciplinary Committee.”
Below is the full statement:
September 24, 2019
LETTER OF SUSPENSION
The Northern Regional Executive Committee of the NPP took notice of the recent disturbances that ensued at the Sagnarigu constituency office by some aggrieved members of the party culminating in the destruction of some properties.
Following this, the regional party formed an ad hoc committee to investigate the matter. After preliminary investigations, the committee recommends that disciplinary actions be taken against the following executives for the various roles they played in the said disturbances contrary to the provisions of the party constitution.
1.ABUKARI Tahiru Saalana_Malshegu A Youth Organizer
2.Faliru Zakaria_Coordinator katariga elec.Area
3. Ibrahim Alhassan Garizegu A Youth Organizer
4.Abdul Rahman Hamza Ngbagu Chair katariga B
4.Ibrahim Abdul Basharu _Tamasco AA Sec
5.Mohammed Firdaws_Gurugu Prim C Youth Organizer
6.Mohammed Osman Sonaa_Tamasco AB Youth Organizer
7. Fatau Fuseini_ Chairman, Jisonaayili Arabic School B
The regional party has, in the light of this, suspended all the seven affected executives pursuant to Artcile 3(7) of the party constitution and accordingly referred their conduct to the Regional Disciplinary Committee of the party for disciplinary actions. They are encouraged, in their own interest, to avail themselves for the necessary disciplinary proceedings.
Alhaji Sibdow Alhassan Yakubu
Source: Ghanaianeye.com/Mohammed Gadafi