Four persons have been injured at the ongoing congress of the National Democratic Congress in Cape Coast.
The four are currently receiving treatment at the hospital. They sustained the injuries after the police fired warning shots to disperse the factions who were engaged in a scuffle.
The injured persons, however, did not sustain their injuries as a result of the warning shots from the police.
Over 1,800 delegates of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) are expected to vote in Cape Coast Saturday, December 10, to elect candidates for the National Youth Organiser, Deputy Youth Organiser, Women’s and Deputy Women’s Organiser positions of the party.
The election is being held at the campus of the University of Cape Coast (UCC).
For the Youth Organiser position, George Opare Addo and the party’s Ashanti Regional Youth Organiser, Brogya Genfi are contesting.
Osman Abdulai Ayariga, Ruth Dela Seddoh, Bright Nudokpo Honu, Sulemana Abdul Karim and Mohammed Abubakari Sadiq Gombilla are all in the race for the National Deputy Youth Organiser position.
The rest are; Kabiru Ahmed, Eric Dadson, Pendilock Owusu Asare, Obed Opintan and Jude Sekley.
The contest for the Women Organiser position is between the incumbent, Dr. Hanna Louisa Bisiw and a former Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) for Suhum, Margaret Ansei.
Aspirants for the Deputy Women Organiser are; Abigail Akwabea Elorm Mensah, Felicia Dzifa Tegah, Jessie Adams and Hajia Alijata Sulemana.
The party’s national executives election will take place at the Accra Sports Stadium on December 17.