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General Secretary of the opposition National Democratic Congress, Johnson Asiedu Nketiah, has reacted to claims that challenging Samuel Ofosu-Ampofo for the chairmanship presumption volition make a rivalry successful the party.

According to him, radical who stock successful that thought are ‘fundamentally wrong’ arsenic ideology encouraged competition.

Asiedu Nketiah a.k.a. General Mosquito believes that the contention betwixt him and the existent president of the enactment volition beryllium a steadfast contention wherever the champion ideas volition beryllium selected.

He indicated connected Accra-based Accra FM connected October 13 that predetermination rivalry ought to beryllium expected adjacent though successful this instance, helium and Samuel Ofosu-Ampofo are allies.

“Which ideology does not person a rivalry, oregon are we deciding to wantonness democracy? People who judge my contention with Ofosu-Ampofo volition bring rivalry are fundamentally wrong. That reasoning is anti-democratic due to the fact that proponents of ideology accidental ideology indispensable bring contention for the champion to emerge.

“They besides accidental ideology is the worse signifier of authorities but determination is nary amended alternative. This shows that ideology has its shortcomings but its positives outweigh the shortcomings frankincense you person to unrecorded by it.

“If you are moving a democracy, you person to unrecorded with fallouts from this small little competition. From 2002 till now, each presumption successful the enactment has been up for a contest. Can you notation 1 legislature successful which idiosyncratic has not contested me?” the NDC main scribe quizzed.

A erstwhile National Organizer of the NDC, Yaw Boateng Gyan, rallied the Council of Elders of the enactment to artifact the contention betwixt Asiedu Nketiah and Ofosu-Ampofo.

In his view, the contention betwixt the 2 volition sharply disagreement the enactment up of the important 2024 elections.

"We volition request the 2 successful the enactment going into the 2024 elections, and conscionable arsenic we did for the archetypal clip successful 1992 successful Cape Coast, wherever the enactment elected nationalist officers based connected consensus, the aforesaid tin beryllium done with the two," Yaw Boateng Gyan said.

On his part, the erstwhile Deputy NDC General Secretary, Samuel Koku Anyidoho, stated that Asiedu Nketiah is unfit to beryllium the president of the absorption party.

In a bid of tweets, Anyidoho opined that it volition beryllium a mistake connected the portion of NDC to let Asiedu Nketiah to go the enactment chairman, stressing that it volition people the ‘burial date’ of the party.

“The time the NDC makes a sacrilegious mistake and allows Asiedu-Nketiah, to go Chmn (chairman) and Leader of the NDC, that volition beryllium the END of the NDC. Asiedu Nketiah is NOT acceptable to beryllium Chmn of the NDC.

“Asiedu Nketiah, has undermined each NDC Chmn helium has worked with: Dr. Kwabena Adjei, Kofi Portuphy; Mosquito cannot perfidiously manipulate Ofosu-Ampofo, truthful mosquito wants to go Chmn. Torfiakwa,” Anyidoho tweeted.

The NDC is presently focused connected electing constituency and determination executives aft which it volition elite nationalist enforcement officers connected December 17.

The portfolio which is garnering overmuch involvement is the chairmanship contention successful which Asiedu Nketia volition spell up against incumbent Samuel Ofosu-Ampofo.