The Bono region chapter of the Elephant Youth Association also known as “Osono” within the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP), has revealed that the former presiding member for Sunyani West Municipality Bernard Oduro Takyi is member of the National Democratic Congress (NDC).
The group is said to be the initiator and operator of an elephant mascot that usually organises parades at political campaigns and rallies of the governing New Patriotic Party.
Mr. Korang Takyi Frank who is the president of the Association has cautioned Bernard Oduro Takyi to stop using NPP colours for his posters and on campaigning platforms added that, “he must stop wearing or using the party’s colours and paraphernalia or he will go naked in town one day, because the colours is our property”.
“Bernard Oduro Takyi is using our humble colours for fame and also to convince people that he is NPP member why is false, he is not NPP member but rather independent parliamentary candidate after we suspended him from the party” he stated.
Speaking on the BA TV Election Collation Centre Show Mr. Korang Takyi Frank said “our Regional chairman for the party Kwame Baffoe and executives have written numerous letters to him to stop that attitude but he is not ready to change that is why we are warning him”
Bernard Oduro Takyi was presiding member for then Sunyani west district Assembly under the current government and strong NPP member and contested the NPP primaries and he was disqualified which he think the disqualification was not right and has decided to contest as independent candidate to face Hon Baffour Awuah the sitting member of parliament and also doubled as minister for employment and labour relations.
Bono Regional Secretariat of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) on Wednesday sacked one of its members from the Sunyani west constituency.
A Statement dated July 1, 2020 and signed by the Bono Regional Secretary for the NPP, Mr. Kofi Ofosu Boateng, Benard Oduro Takyi, who after disqualified from contesting for the position of a Member of parliament, has bleached article 3 clause 9(1) the party’s constitution and going contrary.
The behavior of Benard Oduro Takyi, according to the regional Secretariat is uncalled for and therefore can no longer be entertained in the party.
He has been cautioned from holding himself as a member of the party henceforth.
Read full statement below:
Source: BA TV