NDC Sacks 23 Parliamentary Candidates for Going Independent; See Full List

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The ruling party has released a full list of the expelled 23 independent NDC members…

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) has expelled from the party, 23 of its members who are all vying for parliamentary seats in different regions of the country. The 23 NDC members were sacked by the party for running the parliamentary race as independent candidates.

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This move by the NDC was made public in a statement signed by the party’s General Secretary, Johnson Asiedu Nketia. According to the statement, the concerned NDC members in their decision to go independent, violated the articles 8( d,f); 45( a,b,c &e) and 46(10) of the party’s constitution.



It was made clear in the statement that the erring members has voluntarily ceased to be members of the NDC. The party therefore warned the affected persons to henceforth, stop using anything that identifies them with the party. It also ordered that they return any party property that is still in their possession.

Since the dawn of the year 2016, numerous NDC members have denounced their membership of the party as a result of one grievance or the other. While some of them defected to other parties, especially the major opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP), others have decided to run their political race independently.

See: Ekumfi NDC Chairman Defects to NPP

List of the Expelled 23 Independent NDC Members:

  1. Hon. Samson Abu (sitting MP) Lawra, Upper West Region
  2. Pharauk Bandanaa Wa West, Upper West Region
  3. Anthony Cobinna : Cape Coast South, Central Region
  4. Alhassan Bunglung : Savelugu, Northern Region
  5. Joseph Amuzu: Saboba, Northern Region
  6. Namburr Berrick: Bunkpurugu, Northern Region
  7. Harrold Cobinna( sitting MP): Akontonbra, Western Region
  8. John Amenlemah : Jomoro, Western Region
  9. Elvis Ativoe: Agotime Ziope, Volta Region
  10. Albert Zigah: Ketu South, Volta Region
  11. Jim Morti: Ketu South, Volta Region
  12. Wogbemase Kpikpitse: North Dayi, Volta Region
  13. Christopher Eleblu: North Tongu
  14. Evans Gadeto Djikunu : Akatsi South, Volta Region
  15. Edwin Tukpeyi: Ho Central, Volta Region
  16. Dr.  David Kofil Ahorse : Buem, Volta Region
  17. Joseph Ofor (sitting MP): Akan.
  18. Timothy Udijol : Nkwanta North, Volta Region
  19. Emmanuel Jalulah : Karachi West, Volta Region
  20. Peter Yakubu Pandam : Garu, Upper East Region
  21. Dr. Francis Asaana: Tempane, Upper East Region
  22. Hon. Simon Akuye : Pusiga, Upper East Region
  23. Saeed Ayuba : Bawku Central, Upper East Region