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Fallouts From The NPP Vetting Exercise

Attempts by the NPP to ensure one of its Chairmanship hopefuls, Paul Afoko has the right credentials to lead the party is a step in the right direction and within democratic dictates. Nevertheless, the way it is being handled has the potential of spelling doom for the party given, the perception that, the NPP has a soft spot for Akans and for that matter, an Akan party. Mr. Afoko was believed to be among a number of aspirants disqualified after the party's two-day vetting exercise. The others are FredAmankwah Sarfo, Hajia Fati Amadu and Philomena Serwaa Akoto Sam who were all vying for the Vice Chairmanship slot. Other aspirants disqualified were Kamal-deen Abdulai Nasara, Coordinator and Charles Adu Gyamfi, National Youth Organiser. It is however unclear why the party's vetting committee under the Chairmanship of C. K. Tedam decided to put on hold,  the screening of Mr. Afoko until further notice. Sources say a faceless group had petitioned against the vetting of Paul Afoko. …