December 8, 2015

Member of Parliament for Dade-Kotopon, Nii Amasah Namoale has written to the leadership of the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC) to offer his unqualified apology for the unruly behavior he exhibited to the regional executives of the party after the November 21 polls.

In the said letter dated December 7, 2015, a copy of which is in possession of, Mr. Namoale said “I write to offer an unqualified apology to the Leader, National Executives and the entire membership of our great party for the things I said in the aftermath of our primary election in the Dade-Kotopon Constituency.”

The letter dubbed “Letter of Apology to the party I love” and addressed to the National Chairman and General Secretary also stated “I recognize that my statement did not reflect the united front our party seeks to promote. I must state that I am a keen believer in the tenet of our party and I have absolute faith in its structures. I am therefore by this letter apologizing for the said remarks, which were made in the exuberance of the events following our elections. Please accept the assurances of my highest respect and regard.”

The Dade-Kotopon legislator is currently on suspension from the NDC on grounds of indiscipline.
Namoale, according to the party, flouted various constitutional provisions of the NDC during the November 21 Presidential and Parliamentary polls.

His suspension took effect December 1, 2015, pending the hearing by the Disciplinary Committee of the party.

A letter dated December 1, 2015, which was addressed to him in part read “On 21st November, 2015, you contravened article 40(8c) when you granted interview to the media accusing the regional executives of perpetrating fraud to the benefit of your contender and calling some of the executives as “fraudsters and pickpockets”.

“The Regional Party and its Executives find this act as an affront to democracy and attempt to drag the party’s image into disrepute. These anti-party conducts or activities has embarrassed the party and has brought the party into hatred, ridicule and contempt; hence must no go unpunished in order to protect the sanctity of Article 40(8b) and 41(3a) of the party’s constitution.”