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Vetting: NPP Eastern fails 15 parliamentary aspirants

The governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Eastern Region has failed 15 parliamentary aspirants in its just ended vetting.  

Out of the 79 aspirants who filed their nominations, 15 aspirants from nine constituencies were not recommended to contest for the parliamentary candidates positions in their respective constituencies.

The Party in a statement said detailed report and reasons for their disqualification will be sent to the National Headquarters for consideration and final approval.

A notable person who was failed was private legal practitioner Philip Addison who was seeking to unseat the incumbent and deputy Minister of Information Nana Ama Dokua Asiamah Adjei at the Akuapem North constituency.

The party claimed Mr Addison “hasn’t nurtured the party at the constituency”.

Find the full list of the 15 failed aspirants below:


Barifi Opare Addo – Akuapem South

Dr. William Adjei Twumasi – Akuapem North

Philip Addison – Akuapem North

Dr. Oppong Adabo – Akim Swedru

Edward Kwaku Aboagye – Akim Oda

Eric Ofori Agyarko – Atiwa East

Kafui Cudjoe Amega – Atiwa East

Dr. Frank Baning – Atiwa East

Adade Wiredu – Atiwa East

Dr. Samuel Owusu Akyem – Atiwa West

Moro Sakyiama Yakubu – Fanteakwa North

Freeman Ofori Agyarko – Fanteakwa North  

Frank Mireku Ahemah – Abirem 

Daniel Kwadwo Afrifa – Abirem

Gloria Ofori Boadu – Abuakwa South



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