Nana Kofi Coomson, former editor of the Chronicle News paper has been
disqualified from contesting in the NPP parliamentary primaries of the
Afia Kwasi Mintim Constituency.
Executives have cited his use of party name and letter head to solicit
for funds for his parliamentary campaign as reason for his
Joy correspondent Kweku Owusu Peprah said
supporters of the disqualified candidate are stunned by the decision
and have asked party executives to give reasons for the
According to them Coomson did no wrong in using the party’s letter head to solicit for funds.
Coomson was contesting the seat with incumbent Joe Badu Ansah.
months ago, the publisher of the Chronicle was detained at the Afia
Kwasi Mintim police station for using the party’s letter head to
solicit for funds, and that appears to have jolted his ambition for
becoming the party’s parliamentary candidate, at least for now.