Some elders of the New Patriotic Bash (NPP) in the Nalerigu/Gambaga constituency of the North East Location are indignant more than the disqualification of a previous District Main Executive, Peter Wuni Baaga, from the party’s forthcoming parliamentary primaries.
The party’s General Secretary John Boadu, at a push briefing June 8 excluded the identify of Peter from the list of candidates for the elections in the constituency without the need of giving explanations.
The aspirant was already under an indefinite suspension sanctioned by the occasion regional executives adhering to a radio job interview he granted in May possibly in which some of his utterances ended up found to have breached Write-up 4(7) of the party’s constitution.
Essentially, Mr Baaga in the reported interview allegedly accused Hajia Alimah Mahama of rigging the 2004 parliamentary elections and incompetence even though responding to allegations of thieving manufactured from him by the Local Government and Rural Improvement Minister.
Though underneath the suspension, he was fired from his task as a Deputy Director of the Countrywide Disaster Administration Corporation (NADMO) by the presidency and has now been disqualified from contesting the primaries.
The disqualification has drawn the fury of senior members and elders of the ruling party in the constituency who are speaking out publicly for the initially time considering that the controversy escalated in March.
The elders have condemned the cure meted out to the aspirant and claimed the disqualification spells doom for the fortunes of the party in the basic elections.
70-many years-aged Alhaji Dibo who spoke to JoyNews mentioned, they were unhappy at the national management of the occasion for failing to heed their suggestions not to disqualify Peter Wuni Baaga.
“They are performing what they want, and the people today way too would do what they want”, Alhaji Dibo remarked angrily.
“Because the a person that they taken off, I’m absolutely sure, if they don’t alter it, by all the indicates NDC would acquire the seat, he ongoing.
“The delegates would vote Hajia Alimah and the General elections, Hajia would drop. I’m telling the real truth.”
“The a person they taken out, he joined the celebration 28yrs now. They is no place that they never know him. He is the one particular who brought Hajia Alimah to the bash. As for me, I want NPP to get, but what they have performed, I doubt it. The small boys who joined the get together now they have taken off our party identify, and say that we do not have sense.”
Peter Wuni Baaga, a close ally of former president John Kufuor, was a person of the 3 candidates vetted and authorized by the leadership of the NPP to confront the incumbent Member of Parliament, Hajia Alimah Mahama, in the contest to stand for the celebration in the constituency for the December polls.