STATEMENT: NPP Vetting C’tt’ee Clears 5…Afoko’s Fate Still Hanging can confirm that the National Vetting Committee of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) has reviewed its decision to disqualify five aspirants seeking various National Executive positions.

However, the fate of Paul Afoko, an aspiring National Chairman of the party still hangs in the balance as the NVC says it will make a declaration over his candidature only when investigations into documents and petitions brought against him are over.

Below is a copy of the latest report on its work issued by the NPP’s Vetting Committee


The National Vetting Committee of the N.P.P, having heard the Petitioners, who were disqualified, namely Mr. Fred Amankwa-Sarfo, Hajia Fati Amadu, Mrs. Philomena Serwaa Akoto Sam, Alhaji Kamal-Deen Abdulai and Charles Adu-Gyamfi, has reviewed its earlier decision.

Accordingly, the affected persons are hereby cleared to contest the National Elections scheduled to take place on 12th April 2014.

In the case of Mr. Paul Afoko, the decision to suspend the balloting of all contestants for the position of National Chairman still stands, until investigations have been completed.

Meanwhile balloting for all other positions is fixed for Monday, 24th March 2014 at 11a.m at the National Headquarters.


National Vetting Committee

This was confirmed by Joy News’ Joseph Opoku Gakpo who has been following the beat on the NPP’s upcoming national executive elections.

According to him, the five aspiring candidates who were initially disqualified by the vetting committee of the New Patriotic Party have now been cleared to contest in the upcoming national executive elections.