Date: September 10, 2020
A former District Chief Executive (DCE) for the then Sissala District of the Upper West Region, Robert Baka Wavei, has defected to the governing New Patriotic Party.
At a durbar in honor of the Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia in Gwollu, the former National Democratic Congress appointee cited massive development embarked on by the Akufo-Addo administration as his reason for joining the elephant family.
Dr. Bawumia, who officially welcomed him into the party, described Mr. Wavei’s defection as a clear manifestation of the good things to happen and called on other members of the NDC who believe in the NPP vision to follow in the footsteps of Robert Baka Wavei.
“We wish from today to welcome a former NDC District Chief Executive, Robert Baka Wavei to our party. NPP stands for development, and I wish to urge other members of the NDC to emulate him,” the Vice President urged.
He used the opportunity to call on defeated aspirant and supporters in the NPP parliamentary primaries in the constituency to rally behind the party’s candidate, Mr. Salifu Naliwie Baluwie.