Tag Archives: NPP

We may review CHRAJ boss appointment – NPP

President-elect, Nana Akufo-Addo

The incoming New Patriotic Party (NPP) government has indicated it may review the recent appointments of the new heads for the Commission for Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) and the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE). President John Mahama swore in Joseph Whittal as the new CHRAJ Commissioner on Tuesday and the NPP has said this was done in contravention ...

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Transition team agrees on ‘last minute contracts’


Both sides of the transition team have reached a compromise regarding the signing of new contracts and other decisions with major financial implications by the President John Mahama-led administration in its last days. According to President-elect Nana Akufo-Addo’s transition team, the outgoing administration will hence take all such decisions in consultation with the incoming administration. The new Spokesperson of the President-elect’s ...

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5 reasons Ablekuma Central seat fell to the NPP


The Ablekuma Central constituency situated in Accra encompasses areas like Mataheko, Lartebiokoshie, Abosey Okai, Zamramaline, Russia and Shukura. It is largely a middle-class and lower class residence with majority of residents being people of northern descent – Hausas. There are also Gas, Akans and Ewes in this constituency. The constituency can boast of good roads including the Kaneshie-First Light Road, the ...

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EC to respond to Tamale Central petition on Monday

Charlotte Osei, EC Chairperson

The Electoral Commission (EC) has set Monday, December 19, to respond to a petition by the Tamale Central branch of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) over the results of the recently held general elections in the constituency. An NPP delegation led by a legal team visited the EC on Thursday to demand a response in the case in which it is ...

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NDC won’t get even one seat in C/R in 2020 – NPP

NPP’s Central Regional 2nd Vice Chairman, Kingsley Kofi Karikari-Bondzie

The Central Regional branch of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), has vowed not to allow the National Democratic Congress (NDC) win any parliamentary seat in the region at the next polls in 2020. According to the NPP, even the four seats which the NDC won in the December 7 polls, will be snatched from them in the next election. Figures from ...

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Ketu North NPP thanks constituents for massive support

John Peter Amewu, NPP Voter Regional Chairman addressing the media

The Ketu North Constituency Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Mr Gabriel Kwasi Awudi has expressed appreciation over what he said was the massive votes the constituents gave his party in the recent general elections. Ketu North has been identified as one of the hotbeds of political activities in the region which features fierce contests between the two major ...

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Nana Addo won’t fail you – NPP assures Ghanaians


The Ashanti Regional Organizer for the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Stephen Amoah, has assured the region of the party’s commitment to fulfill all the promises they made to Ghanaians. There are high expectations of the incoming government after Nana Akufo-Addo was declared winner of the just ended presidential polls. After his visit to meet with the Asanteman council and party executives ...

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NPP heads to court for recount of 5 constituency results


The leadership of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Western Region, say they are considering a court action to force a recount of parliamentary ballots in five constituencies in the region. The party is alleging some irregularities in the counting and collation of results in the Ellembelle, Aowin, Suaman, Amenfi Cental, and Juaboso constituencies. All the constituencies in question ...

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NPP floors NDC to claim majority in Parliament


The National Democratic Congress (NDC) has suffered huge losses following the general elections on December 7, conceding the presidency and  majority seats in Parliament to the New  Patriotic Party (NPP). Prior to Wednesday’s polls, the NDC controlled the legislature as they held 148 seats to NPP’s 123 of the 275 seats. However in a massive turnaround, the NPP look set ...

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Remain calm until results are declared – Kofi Annan to candidates


Former Secretary General of UN, Kofi Annan has called on presidential candidates to remain calm until the announcement of the final results by the Electoral Commission. According to him, “there is no reason for incitement.” EC conducted good election Kofi Annan in a statement also congratulated the Electoral Commission and its staff for “conducting a good election on 7 December, ...

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