The opposition National Democratic Congress has disclosed that, some Ghanaians believed to be Voltarians leaving in the Banda Bongase of the Bono Region have been severely attacked by individuals belonging to the New Patriotic Party (NPP) “Delta Forces”.
Accounting to the media on the incident at the NDC’s party headquarters in Accra, the head of the Communications Bureau of the National Democratic Congress Lawyer Sammy Gyamfi said, five Voltarians were attacked in the early hours of today, Tuesday, 4th August, 2020.
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According to Sammy Gyamfi, five (5) Voltarians whose citizenship and eligibility were challenged upon registration and were on their way to attend the adjudication committee meeting of the Electoral Commission (EC), were attacked by some armed NPP hoodlums belonging to the NPP’s “Delta Forces” around the Bui Lake close to Bongase.
The Communications Officer who was addressing the Party’s 9th Edition of Weekly Press Briefing told the media that, three (3) of the attacked Voltarians who sustained series forms of injuries managed to escape from severe beating of the NPP hoodlums.
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Meanwhile the remaining two (2) of them were kidnapped by the NPP hoodlums, a situation that is currently generating a lot tension in the area and has led to the suspension of the entire registration process at Akanyakrom by the Electoral Commission (EC) citing heightened insecurity.
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He also said, it took some executives of the party such as Captain Joshua Akamba, Edem Agbana , Kobby Barlon and Bono Regional executives in a middle of a clash at Banda Bongase to calm situations at the area for the people to be allowed to go through the registration exercise.