NDC sacks 18 parliamentary candidates for going independent

NDC has dismissed a total of 18 members who are contesting the 2020 elections as Independent Candidates in contravention of the Party’s regulations.

The dismissed members include a former Member of Parliament for Garu-Tempane, Dominic Azumah, and a former District Chief Executive for Kintampo South, Kwadwo Yame Datiakwa.

A statement signed by the NDC General Secretary, Johnson Asiedu Nketiah on Tuesday, November 3, said the affected persons who “sought for and obtained nomination from the Electoral Commission have forfeited their membership of the party”.

According to the Party, all members who endorse the candidature of independent candidates will also be dismissed according to the Party’s laws.

Accordingly, the Party has instructed these dismissed persons to return any party property in their care.