The National Council of the New Patriotic Party has extended the mandate of the Savelugu constituency executives pursuant to Article 10(3)(1) of the Party Constitution. As a result, the executives will participate and vote in the impending Regional and Annual Delegates Conference of the party in the northern region.
The party has also extended the mandate of executives in the Jomoro and Assin North constituencies having regard to developments in court with respect to the parliamentary election petitions in these constituencies.
This decision was contained in a communiqué issued by the General Secretary of the NPP after the National Council, the second highest decision making body of the party on May 12, 2022, to approved Rules and Regulations to guide the conduct of the Party’s Regional Annual Delegates Conference, which shall, among other things, elect Regional Executive Officers of the Party between May 27 and May 29, 2022.
“Following the review of the Constituency Executives Elections, the National Council, having regard to the peculiar nature of Assin North, Jomoro and Savelugu Constituencies, where the Party is challenging the 2020 Parliamentary Elections Results in court, affirmed the Party’s decision to temporary suspend the conduct of Constituency Executives Elections in these three Constituencies until further notice”.
“The National Council thereupon decided, pursuant to Article 10(3)(1) of the Party Constitution, and considering the exigencies of the situation at hand, to extend the mandate of the current Constituency Executives in these three Constituencies (i.e. Assin North, Jomoro and Savelugu) to enable the Constituency Executives participate in the impending Regional and Annual Delegates Conference of the Party, until otherwise communicated by the Party having regard to developments in court with respect to the election petitions” the statement added.