Sulemana Braimah, the Executive Secretary of the Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA), has declared that in light of the results of the youth and women’s organiser elections held last Saturday and the upcoming national executive election on Saturday, December 17, the centre can no longer support the National Democratic Congress (NDC).
Leading party figures like the recently re-elected youth organiser George Opare Addo, Ningo Prampram lawmaker Samuel Nartey George, and National Communications Officer Sammy Gyamfi have verbally attacked one another.
For instance, Opare Addo declared that he would not accept any of Sam George’s criticisms of him.
Samuel Nartey George on Tuesday, December 13 took to social media to slam Mr Opare Addo following what he describes as “asinine” and “reckless” comments by his party’s Youth Organizer on an Accra-based radio station.
“Let me serve notice to him that others he attacks may choose to be silent but not Sam George. This should be the last time he goes anywhere and runs his loose mouth on my person,” Sam George wrote.
“Today, he calls me an influence peddler! I do not blame him. When in 2008, I wrote all his campaign speeches because he was not connecting with his electorates, I guess I was peddling influence? What has he achieved that I would be jealous of?
“He attempted to go to Parliament and lost miserably at a time the NDC as a party was most attractive and won the 2008 elections. Is it his failure I would be envious of? When in 2015, 2016, 2019 & 2020 I went up against the establishment both within and outside our Party and WON all those elections, where were you”
On Asempa FM, Mr. Opare Addo claimed that Sam George was being unappreciative since he refused to mention the assistance he had previously given him.
Sam George, according to him, is not even respected by his fellow Minority MPs in Parliament.
He claimed that before the lawmaker was able to clinch his much-touted victory over his rivals in the party’s primary elections, names from the Ningo Prampram NDC album had to be removed.
Johnson Asiedu Nketia, one of the candidates running for national chair, thinks Samuel Ofosu-Ampofo, the incumbent who is running for reelection, is unqualified for the role.
He has publicly blamed him for the inability of the NDC to collate the results of the 2020 elections, leading to the failure of the election petition filed at the Supreme Court by John Mahama.
Sharing his views on these happenings in the NDC, Mr Sulemana Braimah said in a tweet that “The center can no longer hold in the NDC. The people who are supposed to be leading are rather fighting each other. They appear unable to manage even the party, yet they seeking to manage the nation!!”
The centre can no longer hold in the NDC. The people who are supposed to be leading are rather fighting each other. They appear unable to manage even the party, yet they seeking to manage the nation!!
— Sulemana Braimah (@sulemana) December 14, 2022
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