Source:savannanews24.com/Hamza Lansah Lolly:
An intelligent report picked up by savannanews24.com has indicated that the incumbent Northern Regional NPP Chairman, Mr. Fatawu Daniel Bugri Naabu will lose heavily in the upcoming regional elections of the party scheduled on 28th April, 2018.
The supposedly keenly contest election now sees Mr. Naabu’s main contender Mr. Adam Samba leading with gargantuan support from delegates of the party in the region.
Despite Mr. Bugri Naabu’s recent smear campaign to tag Mr. Mohammed Baantima Adam Samba as an NDC mole and a jolly boy of the Mahamas, (Former President John Dramani Mahama and Ibrahim Mahama) delegates still wants the young businessman and NPP Chairman of the Patrons to lead the party in the Northern region.
According to the said campaign smear, Mr. Daniel Bugri Naabu claimed former President Mahama and his brother Ibrahim Mahama are sponsoring Mr. Adam Samba to unseat him, an allegation stalwarts and bigwigs of the party in the region vehemently dismissed and condemned.
Earlier, the incumbent NPP Northern Regional Chairman used a similar campaign smear which did not go down well with delegates of the party who thinks Mr. Bugri Naabu is toying with their intelligence and conscience.
In a leak petition address to the President, Nana Addo Danquah Akufo-Addo dated on 5th of April 2018, the maverick NPP Northern Regional Chairman accused government appointees of covertly working against him.
In the leak petition Mr. Bugri Naabu, mentioned the Minister of Local government and Rural Development Hajia Alima Mahama, the Northern Regional Minister, Hon Salifu Saeed, and his Deputy Mr. Solomon Boar, Deputy Minister of Tourism Dr Zimblim Iddi, and Mr. Clifford Braimah Managing Director, Ghana Water Company Limited as those working against him.
Some MMDCEs were not left out in the “Naabu’s” accusations, as he threaten to get them sack by the President if they don’t support him.
The MMDCEs includes East Mamprusi DCE Hon Danladi Nasir, Bunkpurugu DCE Hon Oscar Liwal, Bole-Bamboi DCE, Ms. Veronica Alele, Kumbungu DCE, Hon Abdula Salaam Fatawu, Mion DCE Mohammed Hashim Abdalla, Central Gonja DCE Hon Mohammed Mustapha, Yendi MCE Hon Alhaji Abubakari H.Yussif and DCE for Gushegu Hon Issah Musah.
“I have been in the party for so long to know who is telling me the truth and wants to have my vote, nobody can get my vote through lies and smear campaign”. A constituency chairman hinted in an interview
“I have contest elections and won, but never in my campaign did I lie and smudge my opponents in order in win. I just won an election and I tell you my brother, delegates are more enlighten and wiser than before… so anybody who starts his or her campaign with lies and slur is an automatically loser”. He said
A constituency organizer also has this to say “I know all the candidates vying for the various regional positions of our party but I’m voting for people of credibility and with respect, people with great ideas to move the party in the region forward and people who have the interest of the party at heart and not selfish people”.
The NPP youth organizer (name withheld) hinted that, the current smear campaign of the incumbent NPP Northern Regional Chairman, Mr. Bugri Naabu about other contenders vying to unseat him is dangerous to the party, adding that, the outburst of the maverick Regional Chairman about his close contender, Mr. Adam Samba is very unfortunate.
“You see, what Chairman Bugri is going around telling delegates about Samba are pure lies and we all know it. We voted massively for Mr. Bugri in the last regional elections base on his ideas and not because he can insults and slander people more”. He fumed
“When Chairman Bugri met us I told him to stop destroying the party but focus on his campaign so that we can have good regional elections devoid of lies and slander. I even accused his handlers of not their doing their work well. This is an internal contest and our opponents are watching us. So we have to be very careful with the things we say”. He revealed
The Young Organizer hinted that Mr. Bugri Naabu will loss woefully to Mr. Adam Samba in the impending regional elections, “I’m a constituency youth organizer of the party and I am telling you that Samba will beat Naabu with over 80% of the votes”.
Asking why he thinks so, the outspoken NPP constituency youth organizer posited that, “I’m a delegate and I know what I’m talking about”.
Savannanews24.com has listened to some audios allegedly from Mr. Bugri Naabu slandering and linking Mr. Adam Samba to the former President John Mahama and his brother, Mr. Ibrahim Mahama.
Again, savannanews24.com has also sighted a picture Mr. John Mahama, Mr. Ibrahim Mahama and Mr. Adam Samba purportedly coming from Mr. Bugri Naabu’s camp.
A total of 51 candidates are vying for various positions of the party including the Regional Chairmanship, 1st Vice Chairman, 2nd Vice Chairman, Regional Secretary, Deputy Regional Secretary, Regional Organizer, Youth Organizer, Regional Women Organizer, Regional Treasurer, Nasara Coordinator.