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NPP sacks Ghanaweb Reporter, others from covering presidential primaries in A/R

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Some journalists assigned by their respective media houses to cover the ongoing New Patriotic Party (NPP) presidential primaries in the Old Tafo Constituency in the Ashanti Region were denied entry according to reports.

The journalists include reporters from Ghana Web and others without accreditation from the election committee of the party.

Later, it was revealed to the journalists who were denied entry because they were holding phones.

The ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) has begun its presidential primaries today, Saturday, November 4, to elect its flagbearer for the 2024 general elections.

Unlike general elections, today’s election would feature only 200,000 delegates of the NPP. The delegates comprise NPP legislators, Metropolitan, Municipal, and District Chief Executives, ministers, and their deputies, stalwarts of the NPP, members of the national council, patrons, and elders of the party.

The candidates contesting to lead the NPP in the upcoming 2024 elections are; Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, former Agric minister, Owusu Afriyie Akoto, MP for Assin Central, Kennedy Ohene Agyapong; and former MP for Mampong, Francis Addai-Nimoh

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