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Politics of Thursday, 21 May 2015


‘Coup’ at NPP HQ as youth takeover party

Some aggrieved youth of the main opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) have declared a ‘coup’ against the party’s chairman Paul Afoko and general secretary Kwabena Agyepong.

The irate youth led by one Dennis Ahmed in a statement read at the party's headquarters, Thursday, said they no longer need the leadership of Afoko and Agyepong, Starr News' Ibrahim Alhassan who was the at the headquarters reported.

The action of the youth follows the killing of the party’s Upper East regional chairman Adams Mahama by some unidentified individuals.

Some members of the party suspect the attack was masterminded by the national chairman.

Mr Mahama was confirmed dead at the Bolgatanga regional hospital after he was showered with acid by two unidentified men Wednesday evening.

He was returning from his construction site late in the night when the two unknown men stopped him.