A spell has been cast on our great party, Bagbin lament as he hints of going to court over illegalities

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Opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) presidential candidate aspirant, Alban Bagbin has said a spell has been cast on the party, hence its current state where the flagbearership slot is being auctioned to the highest bidder.

‘’I cannot understand it, I don’t know what has suddenly happened to my great party, the NDC. I cannot comprehend it. I think there is some spell, I don’t know what is happening. That is not the foundation on which the party was built and I am really sad’’ he opined.

Mr. Bagbin said he will not condone any acts of lawlessness and will ensure that the right thing is done.

‘’if the national executive committee will not see reason to it, the court is there, that is where we will go to get finality to the issues of controversy or disputes, so don’t be worried, we will know what to do when we get there’’ he opined.

According to him, he expected anyone who picked the forms on his behalf to have sought his permission before embarking on such a mission, adding that he is out of the race for now, pending the outcome of a petition he has filed alongside the other candidates.

‘’I am very firm in what we have done as a group. We have filed a petition and I am one of the leading members and we believe that the council of elders will listen to it, they will address it and then we will hear from them. We are talking about serious matters, about the breach of our constitution. As a party we have a constitution and it has given authority to people to function in a certain way. If they are not doing that, definitely we have to stop them and so our petition is not only talking about the quantum of the fee or the conduct or statements of party national executives. But we are raising a legal issue and so I will not be one of those who will go to be engaging in an illegality’’ he said on an Accra based radio station and monitored by BestNewsGH.com

Mr. Bagbin who is also the second deputy speaker of parliament continued ‘’I will only pick the nomination forms after the issues we have raised have been addressed and the proper thing is done. Then I will pick the nomination forms, I will proceed according to those guidelines and then I will file and then I will be compelled to pay the proper fees as stated in the guidelines. Until that is done, just count me out’’.

Source: BestNewsGH.com



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Kennedy Mornah is an Award Winning Ghanaian Journalist with over two decades of experience in the Ghanaian Media landscape spanning the electronic, print and digital media. He is a Media Consultant, a Corporate MC, Radio and TV Host, Founder and Publisher of the Maritime and Transport Digest Newspaper, Businessman, a Go getter and an optimist. He has worked for renowned media organizations including Diamond Fm in Tamale, Luv Fm in Kumasi, Oman Fm in Accra and Starr Fm in Accra In 2017 he received the Reporter of the Year Award at the Ghana Shippers Awards in Accra, Ghana.

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