Saturday, 25 March

NDC suspends campaigns in constituencies with NDC MPs

The NDC enumerated the directives issued by the FEC for the ‘Operation Save Our Democracy’

The opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) has announced it is embarking on an ‘Operation Save Our Democracy' campaign.

According to the NDC, ‘Operation Save Our Democracy,’ began from Tuesday, 7 March 2023, and will end on Friday, 31 March 2023.

In a letter addressed to all Constituency Chairmen of the party dated Tuesday, 7 March 2023, signed by its General Secretary, Fifi Fiavi Kwetey, the NDC said: “At its meeting held on Tuesday, March 7 2023, the Functional Executive Committee of the National Democratic Congress in solidarity with the Minority Caucus on Parliament resolved that the period from the evening of 7th March, 2023 up to until the 31st March, 2023, has been declared as 'Operation Save Our Democracy'.”

Enumerating the directives issued by the FEC for the ‘Operation Save Our Democracy,' the statement said: “All campaign activities in all constituencies with sitting NDC MPs are hereby suspended, all sitting NDC MPs, shall be required to attend all Parliamentary sittings, no NDC MP shall undertake any travel that will affect his or her attendance in Parliament. Any MP who has travelled is hereby recalled immediately.”

Also, “all regional and constituency executives and aspirants are directed to ensure strict compliance with the directives herein. All parliamentary aspirants, are hereby directed in their own interest, to strictly adhere to these directives as breach of same shall attract severe sanctions.”

The NDC added that: “the dates for the filing of nominations, vetting of parliamentary aspirants and parliamentary primaries shall remain unchanged.”

Source: Adiku