Published On: Sat, Jun 7th, 2014

NPP presidential hopefuls to pay Gh¢85,000; primaries slated for Dec. 6

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Persons aspiring to contest the flagbearer race of the NPP would pay a total of Gh¢85,000 to process their documentation ahead of the December 6 primaries.

The National Council at a meeting Friday, took the decision that nomination forms be sold at Gh¢10,000 while filing will attract a fee of Gh¢75,00.

Twice defeated presidential candidate, Nana Akufo-Addo; former Ministers of Trade, Alan Kyeremateng and Dr. Kofi Konadu Apraku as well as Francis Adai Munukum are some individuals who have declared their bid to lead the opposition party to the 2016 general elections.

The aspirants have between now and July 07 to file their nominations while the date for the election of the Presidential Candidate of the Party has been set tentatively at December 6, 2014, according to a statement signed by General Secretary, Kwabena Agyei Agyapong.

“Further to Article 17 of the Party’s Constitution, a set of Guidelines, Rules and Regulations for the presidential primaries 2014 was also approved. Potential Aspirants may pick Nomination Forms at the Party Headquarters, Asylum Down, Accra,” the statement said.

The National Council will reconvene on 19th June 2014 to deliberate on other matters relating to the presidential primaries.

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