PNC to boycott NDC programmes after alleged assault of General Secretary

PNC PNC to boycott NDC programmes after alleged assault of General Secretary
DEC 20, 2022 LISTEN

The Peoples’ National Convention (PNC) has said it will boycott all programmes organised by the National Democratic Congress (NDC) following the assault of its General Secretary, Ms Janet Nabla.

The PNC has also served notice that its legal team is preparing an appropriate action to be taken in response to the behaviour exhibited by some NDC officials against the party during the former's recently-held national delegates' congress at the Accra Sports Stadium.

Giving details of events leading to the attendance of the Delegates Congress on Saturday, 17 December 2022, by its General Secretary, the PNC, in a statement, noted that it received a letter from the “NDC dated 7th December 2022 to be present and solidarise with the party at its 10th National Delegates Congress.”

The PNC, therefore, sent a delegation led by its General Secretary, “only to be assaulted physically in the full glare of some NDC party officials who posed unconcerned".

“Their reason was that Madam Janet Nabla has not been joining them in their demonstrations and also she has been insulting their party.” the statement said.

According to the PNC, the “shameful assault of the General Secretary has been reported to the Ghana Police at the Ministry's police station and she has since been taken to the hospital.”

It disclosed: “The NDC Congress officials told the General Secretary that they have appointed people from the PNC who have been supporting them in their demonstrations to solidarise with them.”

The PNC, however, stressed that it “is not an annexe of the NDC and, so, they cannot bring their supporters to pose as PNC members in their congress to do their bidding for them.”

It added: “The NDC overthrew the founder of our party’s government, Dr Hila Liman in December 1981, a legitimately elected government and today being in another December, they have continued their treacherous actions against its General Secretary.”