The Eastern Regional Executive Committee of the NDC has suspended the Akuapim North (Akropong) Constituency Communication Officer, Mr. Bright Boateng from the party for three(3) months for campaigning for one Asiedu Ofei, an independent parliamentary candidate, a conduct the party believes is in contradiction of Article 44 (b, c and e) of the party’s constitution. .
According to a statement authored and signed by the Deputy Regional Secretary of the party, Francis Annoh-Dompreh, the party took the decision after Mr. Bright Boateng openly campaigned on two radio stations in the Eastern region for an independent candidate at an emergency meeting in Koforidua.
“At an emergency Regional Executive Committee meeting at Koforidua today with Akuapim North (Akropong) Constituency executives present, a decision was taken to suspend the Akuapim North (Akropong) Constituency Communication Officer, Mr. Bright Boateng from the party for three(3) months effective 19th April 2016.
“Mr. Bright Boateng, The Akuapem North Constituency Communication Officer, went public yesterday 18/04/16 specifically, on Eastern 105.1 Fm and Radio Mountain 96.1 to openly campaign for an Independent candidate against the party’s duly elected Parliamentary Candidate, ostensibly preaching “Skirt and blouse”.
The added that by the statement, Mr. Bright Boateng ceases to be a member of the NDC and cannot therefore represent the party on any platform.