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26.10.2020 Politics

Odododiodoo Clash: Call Vanderpuye To Order – Bannerman To Police

Odododiodoo Clash: Call Vanderpuye To Order – Bannerman To Police
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The ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Odododiodoo constituency in the Greater Accra Region is asking the police to call the Member of Parliament (MP) for the area, Edwin Nii Lante Vanderpuye, to order.

The party is accusing Nii Lante Vanderpuye of inciting the NDC youth in the constituency to embark on violent activities.

This follows Sunday's clashes between NPP and NDC supporters in the constituency which left more than a dozen with injuries.

Addressing the media, the NPP parliamentary candidate for the Odododiodoo constituency, Nii Lante Bannerman said various stakeholders in the community must intervene for peace to prevail.

“I call on the police to as a matter of urgency arrest the NDC thugs and let the law take its full course to serve as a deterrent to their likes. Failing which we will be left with no other option than to take matters into our hands.”

He also called on the Ga Traditional Council to speak up.

“I also call on the Ga Traditional Council, the clergy, Imams, and all well-meaning Ghanaians to call the violent MP to order.”

Odododiodoo: Police begin search for persons behind clash at Jamestown

Meanwhile, Police in Accra have mounted a search for persons alleged to have initiated yesterday's disturbances in the Odododiodoo constituency.

Clashes between sympathizers of the New Patriotic Party and the National Democratic Congress during a peace walk left 15 persons injured.

Videos of the incident which went viral on social media showed the two sides raining insults and hurling stones at each other.

---citinewsroom

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