NDC Apologizes After Chairman beats and ‘disfigures’ Treasurer’s face

The General Secretary of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Fifi Fiavi Kwetey, has apologized and condemned the assault of the Northern Regional Treasurer of the NDC, Hajia Shamima Yakubu.

“The leadership of the National Democratic Congress has learnt with shock and disappointment, reports of a physical attack on the person of Hajia Shamima Yakubu, the Northern Regional Treasurer of the party, by a regional party officer. The party condemns in the strongest possible terms this assault on a party official, resulting in her treatment at a hospital”.

He indicated that the party takes a very serious view of the conduct of the party officer responsible for the assault, and that at the next meeting of its Functional Executive Committee meeting, measures would be taken to address the matter thoroughly to leave no doubt in everyone’s mind that the party does not approve of unlawful acts of assault and battery.

The General Secretary of the NDC however debunked reports claiming that the incident happened in the presence of any national executive member of the party are inaccurate. There was not a single national executive member present at the meeting at which the Regional Treasurer was assaulted and that the said party meeting was called to discuss campaign strategy, and had nothing to do with any reconciliation, accounts, or allied matters.

“The NDC wants to place on record its determination to ensure that all its members adherestrictly to the long cherished practices that have made our internal politics the enviable attraction of teeming millions of the people of Ghana, and from which we draw the confidence of being the next government in waiting”.

MyNewsGh.com reported that the Northern Regional Treasurer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Hajia Shamima suffered some facial injuries after allegedly being assaulted by National Democratic Congress (NDC) Northern Regional Vice Chairman, Alhaji Gbewaa.

The incident which occurred at the NDC Regional party Secretariat in Tamale is alleged to be as a result of some monies for party activities.

The Northern Regional Treasurer, has since been treated and discharged from the hospital after she received punches from the chairman in the ensuing melee.

The Northern Regional Treasurer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Hajia Shamima, has reported the assault at the Northern Regional Police Headquarters who confirmed to MyNewsGh.com that the matter was under investigation.

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