The National Executive Council of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) has welcome back the former General Secretary of the party, Mr Kwabena Agyei Agyapong into the party after 6years of suspension.
A statement signed by General Secretary of the NPP John Boadu said the National Executive Committee lifted the indefinite suspension of Mr. Agyei Agyepong, at a National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting held on Monday, May 10, 2021.
The letter said, the decision was taken after extensive deliberation by NEC following an appeal filed by Mr Agyapong.
“This decision was taken by the National Executive Committee after extensive deliberations following a letter written by Mr. Kwabena Agyepong to the Party, appealing to the National Executive Committee to recognize him as a former General Secretary after the expiration of his mandate as General Secretary on April 12, 2018.
“In arriving at the decision to lift Mr. Kwabena Agyei Agyepong’s suspension, the National Executive Committee, which was the body that suspended him based on the recommendations of the National Disciplinary Committee, took into cognizance, his conduct during the period of his suspension.”
In the light of this decision, the Party now recognizes Mr. Kwabena Agyei Agyepong as Former General Secretary, which recognition, entitles him to enjoy all privileges and courtesies conferred on previous occupants of the position of General Secretary.
The National Executive Committee also accepted the recommendations of the National Disciplinary Committee to lift the suspension of the Constituency Women’s Organizer for Atiwa East, Gifty Sackey, who was suspended by the Eastern Regional Executive Committee of the Party.
Mr Agyepong was suspended in 2015 with the party’s former National Chairman, Paul Afoko, and the former National Vice Chairman, Sammy Crabbe for misconduct.
The party also suspended him for his “unilateral actions and activities without consultation with or seeking authorization from the NEC.”
Since his suspension, Mr Agaypong had been seen an functions of the NPP to demonstrate his support for the party even in his suspension.
He was neck deep in the campaign of the NPP ahead of last year’s elections.