The immediate past General Secretary of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie, popularly known as Sir John has been sued in the Accra High Court for filing a statement containing false accounts of the Party?s expenditure in the 2012 elections, with the Electoral Commission.
The action was filed in the registry of the Accra High Court by Maxwell Afriyie and the Association of Executive Patriots on 8th April 2014.
The Defendants are Sir John and the Electoral Commission, which is named as a nominal defendant in the suit.
The Plaintiffs are praying the Accra High Court to order the NPP?s general secretary to render full and proper accounts of the Party?s expenditure in the said election.
The Plaintiffs state in the Statement of Claim that ?The 1st Defendant [Sir John] failed to state the exact amounts of money received by the Party for the purposes of campaigning and that the amounts by the 1st Defendant are well below that received by the Party.?
Source: Andrews Nettey