Live Updates: 2014 NPP National Delegates Conference – Nana Addo, Gen. Mosquito arrive

The two time flagbearer of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Nana Akufo-Addo has arrived at the Stadium with Dr. Mahamadu Bawumia, as well as the wife of the late former Vice President, Ahaji Alui Mahama.

Among Nana Addo’s delegation included, Dr. Kwame Addo Kufour, former Defence and Interior Minister.

Also the General Secreatry of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Johnson Asiedu Nketia has arrived.

Northern Regional Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Ebenezer Tetteh has  reassured all attending the delegates conference of maximum security and warned that the police will not spare miscreants.

ASP Ebenezer Tetteh, Northern Regional Police PRO

ASP Ebenezer Tetteh, Northern Regional Police PRO

He was contrbuting to Citi FM‘s special edition of The Big Issue at the Tamale Sports Stadium on Saturday.

He condemned last Thursday’s shooting incident, through which nine NPP supporters sustained gun shot wounds at an opened  night jam.

‘’Investigations are ongoing; we are advising the people to volunteer information for the arrest of the miscreants who were involved in the shooting incident that lead to the injury of some nine persons,’’ he said.

IMG_0626Unknown gunmen opened fire into a crowd of NPP supporters who were entertaining themselves at a night jam organized on Thursday night as part of activities marking the mammoth delegates conference.

According to him adequate police personnel have have been dotted all over the Tamale metropolis coupled with maximum security patrols within and outside the metropolis.

The military also on high alert

The military also on high alert

ASP Ebenezer Tetteh further said the police will form a human chain during and after the voting exercise to ensure a free, fair and transparent polls.

He cautioned everybody to stay off, ‘’anybody who tries to test the pulse of the police, will be dealt with’’.

Meanwhile the Electoral Commission has concluded arrangements on the ground awaiting the start of the programme.

Electoral Commisssion setting up

Electoral Commisssion setting up

Some of the delegates have already arrived at the stadium and taken their seats.

By: Evans Effah/