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Eunice Lasi: Former Sege Parliamentary Candidate resigns from NPP

By Vincent Ashitey
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Eunice Larsi, the 2020 NPP Parliamentary candidate for the Sege constituency has resigned from the party after the Parliamentary Primary.

In a letter to the General Secretary of the Party dated December 4, 2023, she premised her decision on setbacks she “would no longer want to endure” from some elements and leadership of the Party.

According to her, she has been treated unfairly since she decided to contest for various positions in the party.

“It is of Good intentions I wanted to serve my beloved party and my constituency but have had lots of setbacks which I would no longer want to endure. I have not been treated fairly ever since I decided to contest in the Sege constituency on the Party’s ticket and as a matter of principle. I humbly request you to accept my resignation as a member of the party.”

Delving into some of the challenges, she recounted how it all began when she attempted to contest as a constituency Women Organizer in 2018 but got eliminated two days before the election without justification.

According to her, she encountered a plethora of “petitions and machinations” to get her eliminated from Parliamentary primary in 2019 to no avail. However, she said during the 2020 General election, “Regional Chairman Mr Divine Otoo Agorhom and other Constituency executives decided to sabotage my campaign throughout on the basis that their preferred candidate didn’t win the elections. I stated all these reasons in my initial letter to the Presidency after the election upon request but did not get any response.”

Eunice further pointed to her indefinite suspension handed down in June 2023 ahead of the filing of nominations for the orphan constituencies of the NPP.

At the time, the regional executives said she had breached Article 3(5)(1)(4)(5)(6) and Article 4(7)(1)(b)(f) of the Party’s Constitution, however, Eunice says it was one of the obstacles set by her detractors.