NDC sacks 18 Members for going independent
The NDC said other party members who associate themselves with these independent candidates could face the same fate
The National Democratic Congress (NDC) has sacked 18 of its members who have decided to contest in the upcoming December polls as independent candidates.
"The National Democratic Congress wishes to bring to the attention of all party members, sympathizers and the General Public that the following members who sought for and obtained nomination from the Electoral Commission to contest the upcoming parliamentary election as INDEPENDENT CANDIDATES have forfeited their membership of the party," a statement signed by the party's General Secretary, Johnson Asiedu Nketiah said.
The list includes at least three former MPs and some defeated aspirants in the party’s primaries..
The names include
The statement asked the sacked members to handover all party property in their possession to their respective constituency secretariats.
“They must hand over all party property in their possession to their respective constituency secretariats, and they must cease to forthwith in using party paraphernalia and the name of the flagbearer in all their campaigns” the statement read.
The statement further read those party members who associated themselves with the candidature of the listed names could face the same punishment.
“It must also be noted that all party members who endorsed your nomination form, campaigned for you, or openly associate themselves with your campaign activities are equally in breach of the above provision and therefore, suffer the same punishment as the independent candidates” the statement read.