NPP Denies Illegal Vote Transfer of Soldiers to Effutu - Onlinetimesgh

NPP Denies Illegal Vote Transfer of Soldiers to Effutu

The New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Effutu constituency in the Central region has refuted allegations by the National Democratic Congress (NDC) that Majority Leader and incumbent MP Alexander Afenyo-Markin has brought in 71 soldiers from outside the constituency to transfer their votes to the area.

The NDC accused the NPP of busing people from outside Effutu to transfer votes and create chaos during the exercise. However, the NPP dismissed these claims as baseless and challenged the NDC to provide evidence.

Instead, the NPP accused the NDC leadership of attempting to destabilize the vote transfer process and intimidate potential voters.

At a press conference, NPP Communications Officer Ellis Otabil clarified that only indigenous people, students, and transferred workers are transferring their votes to Effutu. “We want to set the record straight that whoever comes to Winneba to transfer his votes is either an indigene or native of Effutu, and students alike are those who are transferring their votes to Effutu. Workers who have been transferred and are staying in Winneba are those who have transferred their votes to Effutu and therefore it wouldn’t lie in his mouth to send warnings to them that they cannot transfer their votes to vote democratically,” Otabil stated.

He warned the NDC against intimidating voters and emphasized that the NPP will stand up for what is right. “We have seen that the NDC in Central Region has a grand scheme to intimidate would-be voters who are transferring their votes to various constituencies to be part of the 2024 general election. We are sending a strong warning to the NDC that they cannot intimidate anyone in Effutu, they cannot resort to violence,” he asserted.

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