ASSIN SOUTH NPP SECRETARY ALLEG ELY SUSPENDS OVER FRAUDULENT CONDUCT AND FALSIFICATION OF REPORT
The Assin South Constituency Secretary of the Ruling New Patriotic Party NPP Mr Michael Owusu AKA K WUSU has been suspended by the Central Regional NPP Party over Fraudulent Conduct and Falsification of Report Petition Received.
Sources say the move was to instill discipline in the party ahead of the 2020 general elections by Mr. Robert Kutin-led regional executives.
Direct Source, who confirmed the suspension of Mr. Michael Owusu AKA K WUSU of Assin South said the decision was taken after an executive meeting at Mankessim on Monday.
“Yes, the regional executives took that decision to suspend him pending his appearance before the regional disciplinary committee, and the letters are on their way to them,” the Source stated.
The decision was taken based on petitions brought against him.
The Sources would not open up on the details of the separate petition. “Let me keep everything, it is a party issue, all I can confirm is that the regional executives took the decision against Him based on the content of the petitions.”
However, a copy of the petition against Mr Michael Owusu AKA K WUSU , sighted, accused him of “fraudulent withdrawals from party’s bank accounts”.
“Petition is herein submitted to invoke Article 3(7) of the NPP Party Constitution as amended to sanction Mr. Michael Owusu AKA K WUSU and Mr GEORGE PRINCE KORANTENG of Agona West from continuing holding their position as the Constituency Secretaries of the party in Assin South and Agona West for conducting themselves contrary to the meaning of Article 3(5) A.5, and also showing a misconduct act(s) according to Article 4(7) (c) of the Party Constitution as Amended.”
In the Petitioner's statement of facts, He noted that the constituency’s cheque book is kept by Mr Michael Owusu AKA K WUSU which he think he's denying him of Exercising his Duties.
“That Mr. Michael Owusu AKA K WUSU has issued and sign check for withdrawal a sum of GHC 10.000 from the party’s bank account without prior approval by the Constituency Executive Committee,
Details of bank statement show that Mr Michael Owusu AKA K WUSU together with the then constituency suspended party Chairman, Mr. Theophilus Taylor have withdrawn a Sum of Ghc 10.000 from the said account without the knowledge of the Constituency Executive Committee not even the treasurer"
The Source said , the petitioner demanded among others that Mr Michael Owusu AKA K WUSU “actions be declared unfaithful and dishonest, and as such, unlawful and malicious with intent to defraud the party and its beneficiaries”.
He prayed the executives to sanction Mr Michael Owusu AKA K WUSU in accordance with Article 4 (7)(2).