NDC condemns attacks Northern regional party treasurer; refers officer involved to FEC for sanctions.

The National Democratic Congress has condemned the physical attack on the Northern Regional Treasurer Hajia Shamima Yakubu, by one of the party executives in the region over the weekend.

It has since referred the party executive involved in the assault to the Functional Executive Committee for investigations and sanctions.

According to a statement issued by General Secretary, Fiifi Fiavi Kwetey, the victim who was hospitalized has been treated and discharged.

“The NDC takes a very serious view of the conduct of the party officer responsible for the assault, and 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 statement emphasized

The statement also denied media reports claiming the incident happened in the presence of a national executive member of the party.

“There was not a single national executive member present at the meeting at which the Regional Treasurer was assaulted” – it emphasized.

It assured the rank and file of the party of the party’s determination to ensure that all its members adhere strictly to the long-cherished practices that have made NDC internal politics as it put it, “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”

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