A member of the legal team of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Abraham Amaliba has described the leadership of the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) as hypocrites.
Mr. Amaliba’s accusation comes ahead of the NPP’s national delegates’ conference in Tamale where the Electoral Commission (EC) is expected to supervise the party’s elections.
According to him, the NPP has no moral rights to invite the EC to supervise the conference when the party has clearly questioned the credibility of the EC after alleging vote rigging in the 2012 election.
Speaking to Citi News, Mr. Amaliba stated that the EC was scandalized during the election petition hearing adding that the Commission was “discredited and they tried to as it were, lower the reputation of the EC in the eyes of Ghanaians.”
According to him, the NPP’s decision to solicit the help of the EC in the conduct of their national executive elections “smacks of a group of people who do not believe that the EC as an institution is a credible institution.”
This development he added is indicative that the NPP is “inconsistent” because “when it suits them, the EC can come and supervise their elections but when it doesn’t suit them, they say the EC lacks credibility.”
By: Efua Idan Osam/citifmonline.com/Ghana