General News of Saturday, 6 June 2020Source: starrfmonline.comAnger as NPP NEC upholds disqualification of 15 aspirantsLawyer Philip Addison is one of the disqualified aspirantThere is raging anger among some branch executives and supporters of ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Eastern Region after the National Executive Committee (NEC) of the party upheld the disqualification of fifteen (15) aspirants by the vetting committee. The branch executives and supporters of the disqualified aspirants were hoping NEC will adduce merit in petitions filed by their various aspirants to reverse the decision of the vetting Committee which they describe as unfair and unjust. Meanwhile, some of the disqualified aspirants are considering contesting the Parliamentary elections as Independent Candidates. A total of fifteen (15) aspirants were disqualified by the vetting committee of the NPP, in the Eastern Region in a vetting process which started on March 4, 2020, ended Saturday, March 7, 2020. Some of the disqualified aspirants were Lawyer Philip Addison-Lead Counsel for the NPP during the landmark election petition of 2016 at the Supreme Court.
Source: GhanaWeb June 06, 2020 09:00 UTC