- Akufo-Addo has rallied NPP delegates to come out and vote massively for the candidate of their choice
- He also charged the party to abide by all the safety protocols
- The President concluded by urging the party to come out united to compete in the December polls
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President Nana Akufo-Addo has urged his party, the NPP, to ensure that it comes out of the June 20, 2020, primaries safe and stronger.
He noted that the primaries is a perfect opportunity to show Ghanaians that it is possible to conduct an electoral process that will guarantee the safety of all even in the midst of the pandemic which has bedeviled the world.
Nana Addo, therefore, urged the party to respect the enhanced hygiene and the social distancing protocols the Electoral Commission has put in place to guarantee the safety of everyone.
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Akufo-Addo also prayed the NPP to come as a united family ready for ‘battle’ come December 7, 2020, in the general elections.
“We have a collective responsibility to demonstrate to the country, once again, our credentials of being the party with the strongest attachment to the principles of democratic accountability. We dare not fail the Ghanaian people,” President Akufo-Addo said in a statement.
The NPP will be organizing the second phase of the party’s parliamentary primaries on Saturday, June 20. The party has already held primaries in constituencies that didn’t have sitting parliamentarians - “Orphan Constituencies”.
The NPP primaries will be held within the electoral areas to ensure enhanced social distancing and COVID-19 safety protocols.
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Voting will start at 7 am sharp and end at 1 pm.
YEN.com.gh earlier reported that President Nana Addo will be acclaimed by his party as the only candidate who filed his nomination to contest in the party's presidential primaries on June 27, 2020.
The acclamation will be done at a special national council meeting in Accra.
NPP's General Secretary, John Boadu stated in a statement that the media and relevant stakeholders shall be in attendance.
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