NPP sets April 25, 2020 to retain or reject Nana Addo as presidential candidate

NPP sets April 25, 2020 to retain or reject Nana Addo as presidential candidate

- The ruling NPP has set April 25, 2020 to elect a presidential candidate

- The party will also elect parliamentary candidates for constituencies where they have sitting MPs

- Filing fee for the presidential aspirants is pegged at GHC200,000

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The National Executive Committee (NEC) and the National Council of the NPP held a meeting in Accra to set the date for the party’s presidential primaries.

The New Patriotic Party, after the meeting, agreed to hold its presidential primary on April 25, 2020.

The statement signed by the NPP General Secretary John Boadu also indicated that the party will hold parliamentary primaries in all the 169 constituencies where the party has sitting MPs on the same day.

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The party further cautioned all interested parties to desist from all forms of campaign activities until nominations are duly opened.

Ahead of these primaries, the party is cautioning prospective aspirants to DESIST from all forms of campaign activity until nominations are duly opened else they risk being disqualified for flouting party directives,” the statement added.

The party also announced Saturday, October 26, 2019, as the date for the parliamentary primaries in the remaining ‘orphan constituencies’ that were excluded from the party’s nationwide primaries held on September 28, 2019.

Mr. Boadu noted that all outstanding matters and differences have been resolved, paving way for the elections.

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Meanwhile, interested persons who want to stand for the presidential primary will have to cough out a non-refundable nomination fee of GHC20,000 and GHC200,000 as filing fee.

YEN.com.gh earlier reported that Angelina Adjei, 23-year-old SHS student needs over GHC 50,000 to undergo immediate heart surgery.

According to doctors, Angelina needs the money urgently to prevent her death. A report on her health condition indicates that one of her heart valves called the mitral valve is severely defected.

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