A former Deputy General Secretary of the largest opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) has been suspended due to a petition received by the party hierarchy. The petition which was written and submitted by some party member from two different regions accused Mr. Anyidoho of subjecting the party to public ridicule. Samuel Koku Anyidoho’s recent comments about the party according to one of the petitioners leaves much to be desired. Eric Adjei, Bono Regional Deputy Communication Officer and Mobarak Abdul- Karim, Oti Regional Communication Officer of the NDC brought a case against the CEO of the Atta Mills Institute stated that his conduct is a breach of the party’s disciplinary code. They also highlighted some public statements by Mr Anyidoho which he deems damaging to the party. In one of the petitions, Mr Adjei said, “On January 10, 2021, he [Mr Anyidoho] tweeted; To the extent that President Akufo-Addo is a product of the Nkrumah Ideological Institute; I shall support him to succeed. Ghana First.” He also said, “On January 16, 2021, he tweeted; For the news portals that continue to refer to me as NDC Deputy General Secretary; they should know that I no longer speak for the NDC because Asiedu Nketia decreed that I have no locus to speak on behalf of the party on the day Ofosu Ampofo was invited to the CID HQ. Johnson Asiedu Nketia, the General Secretary of the party in a letter on Monday said at a meeting on January 20, this year, the Functional Executive Committee (FEC) considered two separate petitions from two members. According to the chief scribe, after FEC deliberated on the petition, it took a decision in accordance with Articles 46(1), 46(6) and 46(8)(b) of the party’s constitution. However, the party has suspended Mr Koku Anyidoho membership with immediate effect and will refer the petitions to the party’s disciplinary committee for further action. SOURCE: allgatemedia.com/Anthoniet Blankson.