NPP opens nomination for presidential primaries today
The New Patriotic Party (NPP) has opened nominations for the election of its Presidential candidate for the 2024 general elections today, Friday, May 26, 2023.
The deadline for nominations is June 26.
Aspiring Presidential Candidates have been advised to purchase nomination forms from the Office of the General Secretary at the Party Headquarters, Asylum Down, from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday to Friday.
Candidates for NPP flagbearer are asked to pay a GH50,000 non-refundable nomination fee.
The party called on all interested parties to support holding a free, fair, transparent, and peaceful presidential primary election.
The NPP released the timetable for their 2023 presidential and parliamentary primaries on Thursday evening.
The Special Electoral College Elections, if any, will be held on August 26, 2023.
The National Congress for the election of the party’s presidential candidate will take place on November 4, 2023.
In addition, the party has also announced the timetable for parliamentary primaries for orphan constituencies and constituencies with sitting Members of Parliament.
The nominations for orphan constituencies will open on June 16, 2023, and close on July 14, 2023. Elections will take place from August 1, 2023, to December 2, 2023”
On the other hand, nominations for constituencies with sitting MPs will be opened on December 20, 2023, and closed on January 4, 2024. Elections will take place on February 24, 2024.
“An aspiring Presidential Candidate shall obtain the Nomination forms after payment of a non-refundable nomination fee of fifty thousand Ghana cedis (GHC 50, 000.00) only, through a bankers draft issued to the New Patriotic Party national headquarters, Accra as payee”
The party hopes that the elections will be conducted in a peaceful and transparent manner and that the best candidates will emerge victorious.