PoliceDespite the invitation of leading members of a new pressure group, Let My Vote Count Alliance (LMVCA,) by the Madina Police in Accra, over its launch last weekend at Taifa, in the Dome-Kwabenya constituency, the Central and Eastern Regional branch of the group is bent to launch its branches this weekend.

According to the Central regional coordinator of LMVCA, Kofi Karikari, the group would be launched on Saturday, February 2, 2013, after a keep-fit exercise in the Upper Denkyira Constituency.

He disclosed that the group will thereafter; explain the objectives e of the Alliance to a gathering, mostly to be made up of the youth.

?Although the leading members in Accra were invited by the police after the launch of the Alliance that will not scare us from launching the Alliance in the Eastern region? he assured.

On his part, the Eastern regional Coordinator of LMVCA, Kwame Sasu, said the Eastern regional branch of the Alliance will be launched on Sunday afternoon at 3:00 P.M., at the Koforidua Jackson Park.

?We will educate the gathering on the electoral flaws in the 2012 general elections.? he said.

The LMVCA is a multi-partisan alliance of patriotic Ghanaians who are claiming many flaws in the 2012 General Elections.

The Alliance aims at galvanizing support for the Supreme Court case in which Nana Akufo- Addo, Dr. Mahamadu Bawumia and Jake Obetsebi-Lamptey are contesting the results of the 2012 presidential election, declared by the Electoral Commissioner, Dr Kwadwo Afari-Gyan.

Last Sunday, the Greater Accra Regional branch was launched. The launched was performed by the former second deputy Speaker of Parliament, Prof. Mike Ocquaye.

On Thursday, January 31, 2013, some leading members of the group, Charles Owusu of the Progressive Peoples Party (PPP), the National Organizer of the Peoples National Convention (PNC), Abu Ramadan, Deputy Communications Director of the New Patriotic Party, Sammy Awuku and the Deputy Communications Director of the National Democratic Party (NDP), Ernest Owusu Bempah were invited by the Madina Police.

It was uncertain why the police invited the group but it was extensively speculated that it might be due to some pronouncements made by speakers who addressed the gathering.

STORY: PHILIP KUMI

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