News Break: PLP Political Leader, Daniel Cassell Fires Party Chairman, Wilmot Page And Others

Mr. Wilmot Paye, dismissed PLP National Chairman

The political leader of the opposition People’s Liberation Party (PLP), Dr. Daniel E. Cassell has with immediate effect today, August 16, 2021 fired the Chairman of the Party, Mr. Wilmot Paye, and other executive members for administrative reason.

However. Mr. Paye speaking to reporters said the action taken by the PLP political was unilateral, he will use the constitution of the party.

Similar situation took place a year ago, 2020, when Mr. Wilmot Paye was removed as National Chairman of the former Unity Party (UP) by the executive committee of the party.

In press release issued on March 4, 2020 the Party said, “The removal of Mr. Wilmot Paye as National Chairman came as a result of recommendations made by the Special Investigative Committee established by the NEC to investigate actions and decisions taken by Mr. Paye that contravened the party’s constitution and brought to question the reputation of the party both locally and internationally,” the party stated in a press release.

The National Executive Committee of the party has mandated Vice Chairman Isaac Mannah to continue to act as Chairman and in consultation with the leadership lead the party to extraordinary convention within a period of two months. The Acting National Chairman was also mandated to lead the party, in conjunction with the Standard Bearer, in the talks to conclude the Collaborating Document of the Collaborating Political Parties pending the approval of the Executive Committee, the UP press release issued noted

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