Peter Wuni Baaga was sanctioned for allegedly criticising and accusing, on radio, the incumbent Member of Parliament, Hajia Alimah Mahama, and some of the bash executives in the constituency.
Some associates of the New Patriotic Occasion (NPP) in the Nalerigu/Gambaga constituency of the North East region have turned down the suspension of a single of the aspirants contesting in the party’s primaries.
Peter Wuni Baaga, was sanctioned Thursday, May possibly 14, for allegedly criticising and accusing, on radio, the incumbent Member of Parliament, also Minister for Community Govt and Rural Enhancement, Hajia Alimah Mahama, and some of the celebration executives in the constituency.
Speaking to JoyNews, the team explained the suspension as unconstitutional and a breach of the fundamental human legal rights of the aspirant.
The are therefore calling on the party’s nationwide hierarchy to intervene to be certain the decision is overturned.
Peter Baaga, a previous District Main Executive of the space, was suspended following he responded to allegations leveled versus him by Hajia Alimah Mahama.
He experienced been accused of diverting and investing monies intended for the building of infrastructure at the Nalerigu Nursing Faculty though in business as the District Main Govt.
But throughout an job interview with Tizaa radio in Nalerigu on Tuesday, May 12, the suspended aspirant who was throwing counter-allegations at his opponents, also alleged that constituency executives rigged the 2014 primaries of the occasion for Hajia Alimah Mahama to come to be the parliamentary prospect.
“I instructed them to ask Alimah how did she become MP in 2014 .And she responded that, she has no clue and that I masterminded her victory through doubtful signifies at the polling station”, Peter recounted.
He was also alleged to have responded to comparable allegations by the regional chairman, the Municipal Main Govt, and the constituency secretary, accusing them of smuggling fertilizers meant for the planting for meals and positions programme to neighboring Burkina Faso.
“And the issues of the fertilizers, chairman Nurudeen, the DCE and the constituency secretary have been element of a syndicate team, smuggling the inputs to neighboring nations.
“What they did was to intercept the cars in Tamale, raid, and alter their quantity plates just before redirecting them to their collaborators in Burkina Faso for sale. This was how they addressed our weak farmers”, he mentioned.
The job interview which went viral induced the regional chairman to difficulty the letter asserting the sanction from the aspirant.
The letter signed by chairman Fuseini Nurudeen, stated, the utterances of the aspirant breached Article 4(7) of the bash constitution and the general recommendations governing the parliamentary primaries issued by the Nationwide Secretariat.
But the group insists the suspension is baseless, has no holding in the party’s structure, and ought to be reversed quickly.
Chief of the NPP group in the constituency, Malik Jamal, stated that an investigation they performed into the alleged suspension confirmed the selection was unilaterally taken by the regional chairman with no the consultation of even the constituency executives.
The team leader also indicated that a petition was being geared up towards the ‘meddlesome and bias conducts’ of the regional chairman and other customers of the Parliamentary Elections Committee of the constituency, including the constituency secretary.
“What we uncovered were being that even the regional secretary is not informed of this unlawful suspension”, Malik tells JoyNews.
“We realize the regional chairman’s aide wrote this baseless letter but we are not going to sit down for some individuals to use this social gathering for their personal gains.
“We know why the regional chairman is performing this. He wishes to clearly show loyalty to Hajia Alimah Mahama who aided him gain his situation, but he ought to know he is a chairman of the bash and not for any Specific. If he wishes to do anyone’s bidding, then he must resign”.
The group concluded by appealing to the national executives to intervene, adding that, the suspension by the chairman, if authorized to stand, would further deepen the division in the social gathering and could lead to the get together losing the seat to the NDC.
“We will do anything lawfully and peacefully feasible to ensure chairman Nuru does not have his way”, Malik cautioned. “There could be a demonstration soon”.