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The opposition National Democratic Congress, caving under the harsh realities of talking and walking unity, has lost round one in an ongoing battle with some party members over the date, conduct and processes for its oncoming national delegates’ congress.

Even as friends and the political fraternity commiserate with the family of the late Edward Kyeremateng Agyarko, immediate past MP for Ayawaso West Wuogon in Accra, the Daily Statesman can reveal that the nomination to contest the seat for the governing New Patriotic Party in the coming by-election could be grabbed by one of six names available to the paper.

Discreet information trickling in from top sources in the leading opposition party in the Greater Accra and Volta Regions indicates that the National Democratic Congress may not contest the elite Ayawaso West Wuogon seat in Accra when the Electoral Commission fires the starting gun for friendly hostilities to begin in the race for the seat as local MP.

Ghana’s main opposition party stands at the crossroads: stick to founding principles, or give in to the man who holds the cash?

The New Patriotic Party (NPP) says the government of Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has done better over the past two years than the National Democratic Congress managed in its eight years of taking charge of Ghana’s affairs.

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