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No law in Ghana prevents chiefs from doing politics – Dormaahene



Osagyefo Nana Agyemang Badu, the Dormaahene has opined that whereas traditional authorities are barred from taking part in active partisan politics, no law prevents them from campaigning for their indigenes who contest political positions.

According to him, chiefs can declare their support for royals and wish them well in elections.

“There’s no law that says chiefs can’t do politics. What it says is that chefs can’t active partisan politics. It means a chief cannot mount a political platform and canvas for votes for NDC, NPP or CPP but can’t his chief support a royals contesting a political office? he said as translated by Joy News.

The high court judge made the statement when the newly elected National Chairman of the NDC, Johnson Asiedu Nketiah called him following his victory in the National Congress held on december 17, 2022.

While commending Asiedu Nketiah for his victory, Nana Badu indicated that his excitement with the fact that the chairpersons of the two leading parties hail from the Bono Region.


source: Ghanaweb

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