NDC puts primaries in 17 constituencies on hold

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) parliamentary primaries in 17 constituencies have been put on hold.

This is in accordance with the NDC National Executive Committee’s decision to progressively conduct the parliamentary primaries.

Constituencies in seven regions have been affected by the decision.

The Parliamentary Primaries have been scheduled to take place on 24th August 2019.

The party opened nominations from July 10 to July 12 for the primaries.

The filing of the nomination forms has been scheduled for July 18 and July 19.

The price of the forms is GH¢2000 with the filing fees fixed at GH¢35,000 for all contestants except women and Persons with Disability (PWDs), who are to pay GH¢17,500.

Find below the full statement

For Immediate Release
PARLIAMENTARY ELECTION PROCESS ON HOLD IN SELECTED CONSTITUENCIES

In accordance with the National Executive Committee’s decision to progressively conduct the parliamentary primaries, the following directives have been issued for compliance.

The electoral processes in all constituencies across the country shall proceed as earlier announced unless otherwise stated herein.

1. All constituencies in North Eastern Region shall proceed with the process with the exception of Chereponi

2. All constituencies in the Northern Region shall proceed with the process with the exception of Kpandai and Bimbila.

3. All constituencies in Western Region shall proceed with the process with the exception of Evalue Gwira, Takoradi, Amenfi East, Tarkwa Nsuem Kwesimintim and Esikado Ketan.

4. All constituencies in Central Region shall proceed with the process with the exception of Efutu, Awutu Senya East, Upper Denkyira West and Ejumako Enyan Essiam

5. All constituencies in Volta Region shall proceed with the process with the exception of Hohoe.

6. In the Eastern Region, the process shall proceed in Asuogyaman, Yilo Krobo, Upper Manya, Lower Manya, Ayensuano, Suhum, Fanteakwa North, Nsawam Adoagyiri, Upper West Akim, Afram Plains North, Afram Plains South, New Abirem and Abuakwa North.

7. In the Ashanti Region, the process shall proceed in Asawase, New Edubiase, Ahafo Ano North, Ejura Sekyere Odumase, Asante Akyem North and Offinso North.

8. All constituencies in the Bono Region shall proceed with the process with the exception of Jaman North, Wenchi, and Berekum West.

9. All constituencies in the Ahafo Region shall proceed with the process with the exception of Tano South.

The Regional Executives Committees, the Constituency Executive Committees and all Prospective Aspirants in the affected areas should take note and comply accordingly.

Signed
Hon. Johnson Asiedu Nketiah
General Secretary

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