Opening of Nominations

The National Council of the New Patriotic Party has announced the opening of nomination for the Party’s Presidential Primary to elect the Party’s Presidential Candidate for the 2016 General Election.

At a meeting held at Alisa Hotel in Accra today (Friday), the Party’s second highest decision-making body decided that, Pursuant to Article 12 of the Party’s Constitution, notice is hereby given that nomination for the Party’s Presidential Candidate for the 2016 General Election opens today, Friday June 6th 2014 and closes on the 7th July 2014.

The Nomination Fee, approved by the National Council, is Ten Thousand Ghana Cedis (GHS10,000.00) and the Filing Fee is Seventy-Five Thousand Ghana Cedis (GHS75,000.00).

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. December 6th 2014 was also tentatively agreed as the date for the election of the Presidential Candidate of the Party.

The National Council will reconvene on 19th June 2014 to deliberate on other matters relating to the Presidential Primaries.
Given under my hand, this 6th Day of JUNE 2014.

Kwabena Agyepong
(General Secretary)