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Politics of Friday, 20 April 2018

Source: Classfmonline.com

NPP employs doctors to treat candidates during polls in Ashanti region

Doctors and some other medical officers have been hired to treat candidates and officers during the New Patriotic Party (NPP) regional elections in the Ashanti region.

The NPP will be organising its regional elections to elect regional officers who will steer affairs of the party for the next four years.

The elections are slated for Saturday, 21 April and Sunday 22 April 2018.

F.F Antoh, the Ashanti Regional NPP Elections Committee Chair told Chief Jerry Forson on the Ghana Yensom show on Accra 100.5FM Friday April 20 that: “All is set for the elections to come on.”

“We have made several preparations in terms of logistics and other resources meant for the elections.

“We have also hired doctors and other medical officers for the polls and so we are ready to conduct the elections.”

The Director of elections for the NPP Evans Nimako, also told show host Forson that the party has made adequate preparations to ensure the polls in all the regions are successful.

He said the party is working in addressing issues that threaten the elections in some of the regions.

“There are few issues in some areas such as Adentan in the Greater Accra region and we are in talks with the executives to address those issues.” he said.