NPP Opens Parliamentary Nominations For Constituencies With Sitting MPs

Justin Kodua Frimpong


The governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) has announced the opening of nominations for the party’s parliamentary primaries for constituencies with incumbent Members of Parliament (MPs) on Wednesday, December 20.

This follows the party’s National Executive Committee (NEC) and National Council meeting on Wednesday, December 6 in Accra.

In a statement signed by the NPP’s General Secretary, Justin Kodua Frimpong, the nominations will remain open till Monday, December 25.

Meanwhile, the date for the conduct of the parliamentary primaries in these constituencies has been rescheduled to Saturday, January 27, 2024.

In the meantime, the party has banned all forms of campaigning until nominations are officially opened.

“Prospective aspiring parliamentary candidates and their supporters are prohibited from engaging with polling station executives and from organizing all forms of activities or programmes in the constituency,” the statement read.

The party has warned that it shall impose stringent sanctions on any member found to have violated these guidelines.

Detailed guidelines for the parliamentary primaries will be published in due course, the statement added.

It also called on party members to fulfill their membership dues obligations under Article 3 of the party constitution.

“The leadership of the party reiterates its commitment to free, fair, and transparent parliamentary primaries and counts on the support of all stakeholders,” it concluded.

By Vincent Kubi

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