August 27, 2018
Founder of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), former President Jerry John Rawlings has expressed serious misgivings about comments made by the Second Deputy Speaker Alban Kings Foard Sumana Bagbin.

The NDC flag bearer hopeful and Second Deputy Speaker made disparaging comments about two persons with disability who served in the former government.

Mr. Alban Bagbin attributed the poor performance of the former President John Mahama led government in the 2016 Presidential and Parliamentary elections to the appointment of two disabled persons.

Former President Jerry John Rawlings who chairs the council of Elders of the NDC said comments made by the Second Deputy Speaker were unacceptable and were contrary to the values of and principles of the social inclusions of the NDC party.

He further indicated that the ongoing intra party democratic processes taking place are meant to further deepen the democratic credentials of the party and the National Executive Committee (NEC) would have to ensure the full application of the rules and regulations governing the  campaign utterances and electioneering.

“Such utterances have the tendency to negatively affect the unity and cohesion of the Party”, the founder said in a statement sing by Kobina Andoh Amoakwa his communications Director.

By: Kwaku Sakyi-Danso/