Central Tongu Constituency of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has suspended two Constituency Executives and one Party Member from the Party.
In a notice of suspension, Mr. Brilliant Farhad Ibn Okudzeto, the Communications Officer for Central Tongu Constituency said, the Membership of the Executive Committee of Central Tongu Constituency at an emergency meeting held on 6th May, 2023, voted unanimously to suspend the following members of the party based on the following breaches of the Party’s Constitution.
1. JULIUS KARL D. FIEVE – Youth Organizer, Central Tongu Constituency
2. DIVINE AMAGLO – Deputy Youth Organizer, Central Tongu Constituency
According to the suspension notice, a press release issued by both, circulated on platforms against CEC meeting held on 1st May, 2023 about determination of venue of the upcoming primaries in the Constituency.
The statement further said, in an interview granted to Dela Radio 105.7FM, Mr. Divine AMAGLO was heard disclosing details of CEC meeting without authorization from CEC on 2nd May, 2023. Mr. Julius Karl D. FIEVE was also cited to have supported his Deputy Youth Organizer in granting the said radio interview.
According to the CEC, “per Article 48, Clause 8(b&d) of the Party’s Constitution (9th Edition, 2018), their attitude constituted anti-party behavior, insubordination and complete disregard for party structures.”
“The Youth Organizer and his Deputy’s press release and media interview (s) constituted ground for party misconduct under *Article 48, Clause 8*(b&d) of the Party’s Constitution.”
They are therefore suspended as CEC Members and also as Members of the NDC Central Tongu Constituency with immediate effect pending the final determination by the Constituency Disciplinary Committee.
It’s publicized that, they are however notified not to carry out any activity in the Party or hold themselves in the capacity as Youth Organizer and Deputy Youth Organizer respectively until the final determination of the matter by the Disciplinary Committee.
3. COLLINS ATSU KOVE – Member, Central Tongu Constituency.
COLLINS ATSU KOVE has been suspended for using several abusive words on the Volta Regional Secretary on the NDC Central Tongu WhatsApp Platforms on 1st May, 2023 regarding the choice of venue of the upcoming primaries.
The notice again said, he exhibited an anti-party behavior against the Volta Regional Secretary. He also brought the name of NDC Central Tongu Constituency into embarrassment and mortification.
CEC believes that, the insults and attacks on the Regional Secretary constituted ground for party misconduct under Article 47 and Article 48 (b) of the Party’s Constitution. He is therefore suspended as a Member of the NDC Central Tongu Constituency with immediate effect pending the final determination by the Constituency Disciplinary Committee.