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119 aspirants to be vetted for NPP parliamentary primaries in Ashanti Region

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About 119 parliamentary Aspirants in the Ashanti region have filed nomination forms to contest the upcoming New Patriotic Party (NPP), parliamentary primaries in the region.

Seven (7) of them are females while, six (6) of the incumbent MPs are contesting unopposed including Osei Kyei Mensah-Bonsu, Deputy Minister of Education Dr. Yaw Adutwum MP for Bosomtwe constituency and Education Minister Dr. Mathew Opoku Prempeh among others.

The party’s decision for female incumbent MPs to contest unopposed didn’t hold as all the female MP’s in the region are being contested.

Ashanti Regional Organizer of the Party, Francis Adomako, disclosed that only one incumbent female MP is contesting unopposed among all the incumbent MP’s in the region.

“The decision for the Female MPs to contest unopposed didn’t hold as at now all the female incumbent MPs are being contested except Mavis Nkasah Boadu[Afigya Sekyere] that I know is contesting unopposed’’ he said.

He added, the party’s vetting exercise is likely to delay because of the independence day celebration and other party activates.

“You know on the 6th March, 2020 Kumasi will be hosting the national independence Anniversary celebration, on the 7th March we will be attending the Ashanti Regional Minister mother’s funeral, moreover our Chairman Wontumi has also traveled outside the country. Therefore, it will be very difficult for us to follow the national calendar for the vetting but we will do our best to organize the vetting without any trouble’’ he assured.

Mr. Adomako added’ the party has formed a three-member committee to be chaired by former Minister of Defence now board chairman of SSNIT, Dr. Kwame Addo Kuffour, Peter Mac Manu and Cecilia Abena Dapaah to address concerns of any aspirant who may have aggrievances when disqualified by the vetting committee.

“Know people will feel aggrieved when disqualified unfairly by the committee for unjustified reason so the party has formed a committee to receive all form of petitions to be sent to them for redress to avoid troubles in the party for a particular period be for the final official list of qualified aspirants will be made known to the public,’’ he revealed.

He, however, appealed to the prospective applicant to conduct issue-based campaign in order not to create tension in the party during and after the primaries.

Source: Kasapafmonline.com

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NAM 1 Attacked At Home Again?

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CEO of MenzGold Ghana Limited, Nana Appiah Mensah aka NAM 1 has expressed his dissatisfaction about how people are planning to take law into their hands following the saga revolving MenzGold.

In his latest post on Instagram sighted by modernnewsgh.com, the business mogul disclosed that some group of people are being incited to invade his home and office.

Hinting at a planned impending attack, Nana Appiah Mensah revealed the police have been informed and they will defend themselves when it deems necessary.

NAM1 believes the issue has been politicized especially how Ghanaians are calling on Nana Addo to come to their aid.

Read his post below;

“Regardless of the court proceedings, frozen accounts & assets, we’ve made significant payments & continue to do so. Yet due to politics, u’re inciting & inviting clients under the guise of they getting paid, when your real intention is to get them organized together with hired hoodlums to invade my home again and our offices this weekend.

“We have informed the police, we’re law abiding and so this time, shall defend ourselves fully as permitted by law. #GhanaShallProsper.”

 

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Video Of Man Bathing In Public To Show His Appreciation To The NPP For The COVID 19 Free Water Initiative | Watch

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A man has been spotted bathing in public to show his appreciation to the NPP government for the free water initiative during the Coronavirus pandemic.

President Akufo-Addo during the emergency of Coronavirus in Ghana has come up with initiatives to lessen the burden of Ghanaians.

One of such initiatives is the free water for Ghanaians till the end of the year.

This initiative is to help Ghanaians cultivate the habit of washing their hands frequently which is one of the measures to help fight COVID 19.

Well, a gentleman in showing his appreciation to the ruling NPP government decided to bath himself in public.

In the video available to modernnewsgh.com, the man is seen covered in soap as he uses his sponge to rub himself in the full glare of everyone present.

 

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One Dead, 3 Injured In Alabar Market Attack

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One person has been reported dead and three others have been injured after gunmen attacked the Alabar Market in the Ashanti Regional capital, Kumasi.

Citi FM reports that the men stormed the market on Friday, October 30, 2020.

The deceased has been identified as Anwar Hussain. He died on his way to the Manhyia Government Hospital, where the injured are also receiving treatment.

Sources say the three others are in a stable condition.

Six gunmen on motorbikes stormed the market, demanded money form traders at the market traders and took off with an unspecified amount of money, according to eyewitnesses.

 

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