Court places injunction on Asawase NPP primaries

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A Kumasi High Court has placed an injunction on the planned parliamentary primaries of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Asawase constituency in Kumasi in the Ashanti region.

The court granted a request by an aide to Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia Manaf Ibrahim who has complained of unfairness in the build up to the Saturday polls.

The injunction sighted by Starr News barred any individual or group from holding the primaries in the constituency on Saturday.

The suit mentioned the NPP, electoral commission and the party’s selected candidate in the constituency as defendants.

It warned the sole candidate not to allow himself to be declared as winner for a period of ten days.

The NPP, will, on Saturday September, 2019, hold parliamentary primaries across the country in all the 106 constituencies that the party has no sitting MPs (orphan constituencies).

Source: Ghana/Starrfm

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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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