Today, Friday, May 26, 2023, the New Patriotic Party (NPP) will begin accepting nominations in order to choose a flagbearer for the general elections in 2024.
The decision was made during the National Executive Committee (NEC) and National Council meeting of the party, which took place on April 3, 2023.
According to the NEC of the party, the nomination process will last until June 24, 2023.
Aspirants are to pick up forms from the Office of the General Secretary at the Party Headquarters at Asylum Down during working days from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.
Meanwhile, aspirants will pay a non-refundable fee of GH¢50,000.00 as a nomination fee.
The press statement released on May 25:
NEW PATRIOTIC PARTY (NPP) OPENS NOMINATIONS FOR THE PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARY ELECTION
The New Patriotic Party (NPP), 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.
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 (GH¢50, 000.00) only, through a Banker’s Draft issued to the NEW PATRIOTIC PARTY NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS, ACCRA as payee.
The Party is determined to hold a free, fair, transparent, and peaceful presidential primary election, and urges all stakeholders to help make this a reality.
JUSTIN KODUA FRIMPONG