NPP swears-in c’ttee to vet prez aspirants
The General Secretary of the NPP inuagurating the Vetting Committee
In accordance with the provisions of Article 10(3)(F)(ii) of the New Patriotic Party’s (NPP) Constitution, the National Steering Committee, on behalf of the National Council, held an emergency meeting on Tuesday, May 30, 2023.
After thorough stakeholder consultations, they appointed Prof. Aaron Mike Oquaye as the Chairman of the vetting committee for the party’s presidential primary election.
Subsequently, on Friday, June 30, 2023, Mr. Justin Kodua Frimpong, the General Secretary of the party, inaugurated the vetting committee at the party’s headquarters.
During the inauguration, he emphasised the importance of upholding the party’s constitution and urged the committee members to ensure a free, fair, and transparent vetting process.
The members of the vetting committee, in accordance with the party’s constitution, are as follows:
Rt. Rev. Hon. Prof. Mike Aaron Oquaye – Chairman
Hon. Kwasi Amoako Atta – Member
Mr. Stephen Abankwa Sekyere – Member
Hon. Osei Bonsu Amoah – Member
Lord Oblitey Commey – Member
Lawyer Frank Davies – Member
Mad. Rita Talata Asobayire – Member
Hon. Hackman Owusu-Agyeman – Member
Mad. Adelaide Ahwireng – Member
Additionally, Hon. Osei Bonsu Amoah, the Member of Parliament (MP) for Akuapem North Constituency, and a member of the Vetting Committee, has been appointed as the Committee’s Spokesperson.
Mr. Evans Nimako, the Director for Research and Elections of the party, has been appointed as the Secretary for the committee.
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