All is set for the Amenfi West by-election which will be held on December 15, 2015. In all four political parties will be contesting the seat.
The parties are - National Democratic Congress (NDC), Progressive People’s Party (PPP), New Patriotic Party (NPP) and the United Freedom Party (UFP).
The four candidates are Abraham Kwadwo Buadee, a 41-year-old accountant for the PPP, Paul Derkyi, 43 a lawyer, contesting on the ticket for the NPP, Elvis Adjei, a 30-year-old Loan Administrator for the UFP and Eric Afful, 41-year-old Economist representing the NDC.
The bye-election is to be held in accordance with Article 112 (5) of the Constitution, following the sudden death of the Member of Parliament (MP), John Gyetuah, on October 13, 2015.
The Amenfi West seat became vacant after the demise of Mr John Gyetuah, who died at age 56.
Voting starts at 7:00am to 5:00pm,a statement signed by the EC’s deputy chairman in charge of operations, Amadu Sulley, said.