Sir John
Sir John

By: Eliasutanko

General secretary of the biggest opposition political party in Ghana, the NPP, Lawyer Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie also known as Sir John got the most astonishing action in his political life when he visited the Northern regional capital Tamale.

Sir John who went to the region to campaigned for his mandate to be renewed as the party General Secretary in their upcoming regional and national executives elections was attacked by some furious youth group of the NPP and he has to ran a long race to take a rescued.

Narrating the incident, the Northern regional chairman of NPP Alhaji Tia said “The youth are angry already but sir john wanted to act diplomatic which did not go down well. He was chased from the meeting and he came to my house. Alhaji continued the youth cooled down when he was asked by sir john to informed ?their leaders that they would meet the lawyer who is pursuing the case at Sunyani?on wednesday?to see how far the case has traveled in order to find solutions to it.

The regional chairman also added that they have been doing their best to solved the issue and appealed to the youth to exercises more restrain.

Recently, the NPP communicators in the region have ?boycotted all media engagements to informed the leadership of their lackadaisical attitude to what they termed as “injustice” incarceration of the party activists in connection with a political clash between some NDC activists which occurred in 2009 at the central market and resulted in the death of an NDC sympathizer.

The Youth Activists and Communicators in the region have therefore decided to remained adamant and would not rescind their decisions until the leaders show some seriousness in the matter. Among other things, they have also decided not to take part in the party’s upcoming regional and national executives elections.

Rashid Alhassan, NDC youth activist died during the said clash in 2009 which resulted into the burning of 27 houses, vehicles, motorbikes and other valuables in Gumbihini, Choggu, and other surrounding communities in the Tamale metropolis.

Yahuza yakubu, Abibu Dagbani, Majeed Alhassan, Imoro Gundaana and Alhassan Sayibu who are all NPP activists were all sentenced to life imprisonment which has sparked all these rumblings in the Northern Capital, Tamale


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