The National Executive Committee (NEC) of the People’s National Convention (PNC) has dismissed its 2020 Elections flagbearer, David Apasera and its National Chairman, Moses Danibah for misconduct.
The party also announced the General Secretary for the party, Janet Nabla, who was suspended some weeks back has been reinstated.
According to NEC, the meeting held on August 28 to suspend the General Secretary, Janet Nabla was null and void since a quorum was not formed per Article 45(3) of the PNC constitution.
Speaking on the new development, the Ashanti Regional Secretary of the party, Sulemana Seidu, made known that the decision follows investigations from a petition that was brought before the executive committee.
“The NEC meeting of 28th august 2021 was not properly constituted [in] pursuant to Article 45 (3) and as such that meeting is null and void and its outcome must be treated by all with the contempt that it deserves.
“The NEC subjected the petition brought before it by the three [general secretary Janet Nabla, Ashanti regional youth organizer Nuhiru Mohammed, communications secretary for the North East region] and uphold all the accusation as truth. Consequently, Mr. David Apasera and Moses Dani Ba are guilty of the accusation in the petition.”Sulemana Seidu
Persons dismissed pursuant to PNC constitution
Sulemana Seidu further disclosed that these persons have been removed from their respective offices in pursuant to Article 49 (A) 4 of the PNC constitution for misconducting themselves as prescribed in the petition, indefinitely.
“That in their absence, the Greater Accra regional chairman shall act as the national chairman and leader of the PNC. Bala Saliu Maikanka shall act as the leader of the PNC until further notice.
“That the general secretary is cleared to continue to conduct her function as stated in the constitution and she together with the acting national chairman should see to it that these requirements [suspensions] are carried out”.Sulemana Seidu
A communique issued by the party on Tuesday, September 7, 2021 also said the party’s meeting was to deliberate on the happenings in the party which they described as disturbing.
“Pursuant to Article 45(1a) of the PNC constitution, NEC met in Kumasi extraordinarily, to address recent disturbing occurrences in the party and to make a determination on a petition brought before NEC by the General Secretary; Janet Asana Nabla, the Ashanti Regional Youth Organizer, Muniri Mohammed and the Communication Director of North East; Mamuna Yidana
“Present at the meeting were nine (9) regional chairmen and secretaries, some national officers as required by law”.Sulemana Seidu
Janet Nabla’s suspension
Prior to this, the General Secretary of the People’s National Convention (PNC), Janet Nabla, asked the public to dismiss reports suggesting she has been suspended from the party.
Responding to the statement issued by the Chairman of the PNC, Moses Dani Baah, on Sunday August 29, 2021 which said the general secretary has been suspended for gross misconduct, she stated that they had no right to do that.
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