The National Executives of the opposition Countrywide Democratic Congress (NDC) ended up in Kyebi in the Eastern Region on Thursday, jointly with the Ashanti Regional Secretary of the party, Mr Kwame Zu, to apologise to the Okyenhene and Okyeman.
Next that, the Akyem Abuakwa Traditional Council approved the apology and lifted the ban on the things to do of the NDC in the location.
The traditional council imposed a ban on the NDC following an unsavoury remark against the Okyenhene Osagyefuo Amoatia Ofori Panin II by the Ashanti Regional Secretary of the NDC, Mr Kwame Zu, during an anti-government protest in Kumasi, about four months ago.
Subsequently, the traditional council banned the NDC in all the 940 communities in Okyeman.
Graphic Online’s George Folley experiences that at a meeting in Kyebi on Thursday, the leadership of the NDC led by its nationwide chairman, Mr Samuel Ofosu Ampofo by way of the Gyantoahene, Barima Kofi Agyei Twene, pleaded for mitigation from the council.
Other customers of the delegation ended up Mrs Betty Mould Iddrisu and Ambassador Victor Smith.
Just after a shut-door conference earlier, Mr Zu in the business of leadership of the celebration was led outside the house exactly where libation was poured and a ram slaughtered to revoke curses produced from him on September 23, 2019, after a demonstration in Kyebi.
An try to hold the ram by some irate youth was nonetheless resisted by the NDC delegation.
Just after a back again and forth discussion, Mr Zu was fined 98 rams and 98 cartons of Schnapps. Having said that, this was decreased to 48 apiece.
Osagyefuo Amoatia Ofori Panin who was not at the conference immediately after session with some associates of the council waived off the fantastic bringing substantially reduction to the NDC leaders.
Advising Mr Zu, the Okyenhene by way of his main linguist Okyeame Barima Kodwo Antwi Boasiako, described the remarks of Mr Zu as unacceptable hence the determination of the council to ban the activities of the NDC in the location.
He stated the celebration can now campaign in the common space and that Mr Zu really should go and sin no additional.
He utilised the prospect to invite the NDC to his 20th-anniversary durbar slated for December 14, 2019, at Kyebi.
For his aspect, the Nationwide Chairman of the NDC, Mr Ofosu Ampofo thanked the council for its magnanimity and gave the assurance that these an regrettable incident would not occur all over again.
He said the NDC would be thoroughly represented on December 14, to pay back homage to Osagyefuo Amoatia Ofori Panin II.
Right after the assembly, Mr Zu was whisked absent by the police by means of a back doorway to stay away from being attacked by a charged crowd gathered at the forecourt of the Ofori Panin Palace.