Category Archives: Politics

Gov’t appointee elected Presiding Member in Karaga assembly

A government appointee in the Karaga District Assembly has been elected as the Presiding Member (PM) of the assembly. The former Pishigu assemblyman, Husein Haruna popularly called H.H VASCO, voluntarily stepped aside in the district level elections but was appointed by government. Out of 49 assembly members, 46 voted yes and two voted no, with one rejection.…
Read more

29 new members of Mion district assembly sworn in; PM election postponed

Twenty elected assembly members of the Mion District Assembly were on Tuesday sworn  by the Yendi Circuit Court Judge, Williams Appiah Twumasi. The members included 9 government appointees, two women and one representative from the community of persons living with disabilities. They were all appointed by the government. The 29 members will serve a four-year term. Mion was one…
Read more

NDC fires constituency executive for leaking confidential information

The Northern Regional Executive of Committee of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has suspended the communications officer for the Bunkpurugu constituency. Moisob Ephram Bidobi was suspended for violating Article 45 (8) and Article 46 © of the party’s constitution. The executive committee, in a statement issued in Tamale and signed by the Regional Secretary, Halid…
Read more

Angry NDC youth besiege party regional office over vetting outcome

Aggrieved youth groups from two constituencies of the National Democratic Congress in the Northern Region have besieged the party’s regional office over the stepping-down of their aspirants. The aggrieved youth, drawn from Chereponi and Yagba/Kubori denied that their candidates have decided to step-down as is being put out by the vetting committee. The District Chief…
Read more