Peter Wuni Baaga was sanctioned for allegedly criticising and accusing, on radio, the incumbent Member of Parliament, Hajia Alimah Mahama, and a number of the social gathering executives within the constituency.
As rigidity continues to mount throughout the ruling New Patriotic Get together (NPP) within the Nalerigu/Gambaga constituency, following the suspension of a parliamentary aspirant, the opposition Nationwide Democratic Congress (NDC) is looking for calm.
An announcement signed by the North East Regional Communication Officer of the NDC, Imoro Abdul Razak, says the decision for peace follows current confusion that rocked the NPP within the new area.
“The verbal tirade, though their inventory in commerce, being unleashed on one another by their parliamentary candidates has succinctly demonstrated the NPP undemocratic nature,” it learn.
“The close to clashes between supporters of the suspended aspirant, Peter Baaga and the Native Authorities Minister Hajia Alimah Mahama despatched a sign of dangerous omen within the area”, the NDC admonished.
The assertion added that, though the escalating confusion and chaos throughout the ruling social gathering just isn’t unusual, the NDC appreciates peace and can urge the NPP to indicate management and respect the folks of the North East Area.
The NDC additionally described the incidents resulting in the suspension of Peter Baaga as a transparent manifestation of poor management and the obvious intolerance at present being exhibited by the Akufo-Addo led administration.
The assertion, subsequently, known as “on the Elders of the NPP to achieve out to the warring factions of suspended Aspirant Peter Baaga and Native Authorities Minister Hajia Alima Mahama to get their dedication to finish the vicious circle of heightened tensions in every election that options the duo.”
The NDC within the area additionally says it has famous the surprising confessions of election rigging and smuggling of fertilisers and different farm inputs to neighboring international locations by executives of the ruling social gathering made by Peter Baaga for which purpose he was sanctioned.
“The NDC is aware of and recollects painfully the damning revelations on Tizaa Fm by Peter Wuni Baaga (now suspended aspirant) i.e The NPP in collaboration with the EC, rigged the 2004 parliamentary election for Hajia Alimah Mahama, and President Kuffour within the constituency. The NPP Regional Chairman criminally diverted fertilizer meant for the Planting for Meals and Jobs programme to Burkina Faso for a personal functions et al and we are going to quickly contact the suitable authorities to behave on that,” the social gathering hinted.
The opposition social gathering praised “the candor of Mr Peter Wuni Baaga for brazenly applauding President Mahama and the NDC 2020 parliamentary candidate for having labored on the highway community within the East Mamprusi Municipality which has since infuriated the Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia.”
“In conclusion, the NDC within the mild of the foregoing, calls on the NPP Nationwide Management to take over the affairs of the NPP within the Area for it’s on autopilot.
The NDC wants peace to conduct its actions with decorum and to elucidate to residents of the area the failed and corrupt practices of the NPP. And the necessity for change.”
Confusion erupted within the ruling social gathering within the Nalerigu/Gambaga constituency following months of rigidity between supporters of a former District Chief Government, Peter Wuni Baaga, and the incumbent Member of Parliament, Hajia Alimah.
Divisions emerged publicly final Thursday following the suspension of Peter Wuni Baaga, a former District Chief Government and a founding member of the social gathering within the space, after an interview, he granted in response to allegations made in opposition to him by Hajia Alimah Mahama and a few members of her marketing campaign group, together with the regional chairman and the Municipal Chief Government.
Peter was stated to have been accused by Hajia Alimah of stealing and diverting public funds whereas in workplace as District Chief Government and in addition disrespecting President Akufo-Addo.
The previous DCE, who then fired again, accused Hajia Alimah of rigging the 2004 elections that took her to parliament for the primary time. He additionally accused the Native Authorities and Rural Growth Minister of betrayal and witch-hunting him.
Two days after his response, the regional chairman, Nurudeen Fuseini, issued a letter asserting the suspension of the aspirant from the social gathering.
Some supporters of the social gathering within the constituency have nevertheless rejected the suspension which they’ve described as “unconstitutional” and a breach of the basic human rights of the aspirant.
They’ve threatened to stage protest in help of the suspended aspirant. In the meantime, some 75 members of the social gathering within the constituency have already left to affix the opposition NDC, citing the incompetence of the Member of Parliament and the rising confusion within the social gathering.