The National Democratic Congress (NDC) has called on its followers to remain calm, following the arrest of its national chairman, Samuel Ofosu-Ampofo on Tuesday.
A statement issued by the General Secretary of the NDC, Mr Johnson Asiedu Nketia assured party supporters that the “full complement of the party’s legal team is in touch with the police and is closely monitoring the situation.”
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According to the NDC, Mr Ofosu-Ampofo reported to the police following an arrest warrant produced by the law enforcing authority.
Below is a copy of the NDC statement
HOLDING STATEMENT ON THE ARREST OF OUR NATIONAL CHAIRMAN
The rank and file of our party as well as the general public is informed that our national Chairman, Hon. Samuel Ofosu-Ampofo, on Tuesday afternoon, tendered himself in to Police following an arrest warrant produced by the police.
Consequently, the Police have proceeded to search the home of Mr. Ofosu-Ampofo.
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The full complement of the Party’s legal team is in touch with the Police and is closely monitoring the situation.
A team of senior party officials is also currently on standby at the Police Headquarters to attend to the situation.
NDC members, supporters and the general public are urged to remain calm and await information on any course of action the Party deems fit in the circumstances.