The New Patriotic Party has released the timetable for their 2023 presidential and parliamentary primaries.
The governing party in a statement announced that the nominations for presidential primaries will open on Friday, May 26, 2023, and close on June 24, 2023.
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.
By: Vanessa Edotom Boateng | Metrotvonline.com | Ghana