The governing Patriotic Party (NPP) will on Friday 26 May, 2023 open nomination for presidential primaries.
All aspiring candidates are to non-refundable nomination fee of GHC50,000 after picking nomination forms.
A statement issued by the NPP General Secretary, Mr. Justin Kodua Frimpong indicated that the party at its National Executive Committee (NEC) and National Council meetings held on Monday, April 3, 2023, approved the timelines for holding the party’s presidential primaries as follows:
Opening of Nominations- Friday, May 26, 2023
Closing of Nominations-Saturday, June 24, 2023 Special Electoral College Elections (if any) – Saturday, August 26, 2023
National Congress- Saturday, November 4, 2023.
The statement said, “pursuant to the National Council timelines, the Party hereby announces, the opening of nomination for the presidential primary election. Nomination forms shall be obtained from the Office of the General Secretary at the Party Headquarters, Asylum Down, from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm (Monday to Friday).
“Consequently, 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 is determined to hold a free, fair, transparent and a peaceful presidential primary election, and urges all stakeholders to help make this a reality”.