Trouble looms in Keta ahead of NDC May 13 Parliamentary Primaries (Video)

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There appears to be troubles for the opposition National Democratic Congress, NDC in the Keta Municipality following among the branch executives over the candidature of the some of the aspirants in the Keta Constituency in the Volta Region.

The challenge arose after some group of supporters have allegedly petitioned against one of the five aqspirants, Dr. Emmanuel Kojo Jones-Mensah, challenging his eligibility.

On Wednesday April 5, 2023, the Volta Regional vetting committee seating at Dzodze in the Ketu North Constituency and chaired by Sherry Ayittey, cleared five aspirants namely Kwame Dzidzorli Gakpe, Dr. Emmanuel Kojo Jones – Mensah, Enyonam Afetorgbor Gemegah, Dr. Senanu Kwesi Djokoto and Paul Mensah Voegborlo to contest the May 13 Parliamentary primaries.

However, some group of NDC suppoters are reportedly seeking the disqualification of one of the five aspirants, Dr Emmanuel Kojo Jones – Mensah.

The petitioners claimed the aspirants concerned, Dr Emmanuel Kojo Jones Mensah does not meet the residential criteria set out in the NDC constitution.

Burt the supporters of dr Kojo Jones meet all the criteria and his track record in the constituency is non-comparable.

The argued that dr. Kojo Jones has spearheaded several developmental projects in the area from his own resources hence he must be allowed to lead the constituency in 2025.

They again claimed that Dr Emmanuel Kojo Jones Mensah can stop the NPP in Keta and drive development.

They therefore evoked curses and the ancestral spirits on anyone who will seek to prevent him from becoming the next MP.

The supporters of Dr Emmanuel Kojo Jones Mensah, have also vowed to create problems for the opposition NDC if it goes ahead to disqualify any of the aspirants who have been cleared by the vetting committee.

By Peter Quao Adattor

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