NPP members burn tyres, block roads over the exclusion of Faouk Aliu Mahama from Ministerial list
Some members of the governing New Patriotic Party(NPP) on Thursday, April 15, 2021, took to the streets of Yendi to register their displeasure over the exclusion of their Member of Parliament(MP) Alhaji Farouk Aliu Mahama from the Deputy Ministerial list.
They blocked roads, burnt lorry tyres chanting war songs with placards accusing President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo of btraying the Yendi Constituency that has given him so much hope.
Though there is yet to be an official communication from the presidency on Deputy Ministers, various lists are making the rounds on social media suggesting persons contained in them are to be appointed.
As a result some members of the NPP in the Yendi Constituency went berserk accusing the President of trying to destroy the party before the second term.
“We are the NPP and we deserve better. No NPP MP has come from here and not given a ministerial position. Appoint Alhaji Farouk as Minister and not short-change us considering the margin he won for you in the 2020 elections. Make him a Deputy Minister, so he can also take care of us”, they disclosed.