The New Patriotic Party (NPP) has announced that individuals aspiring to become presidential candidates must pay a non-refundable nomination fee of Fifty Thousand Ghana Cedis to obtain the nomination forms.
The party issued a statement stressing that these forms will be available for pickup starting from Friday, May 26, 2023.
The nomination period will remain open for nearly a month and will officially close on Saturday, June 24, 2023. Aspiring candidates have been instructed to collect the nomination forms at the party’s headquarters in Asylum Down, Accra.
The forms will be available for pickup on weekdays, Monday to Friday, from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.
“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,” the statement said.
Below is the party’s full statement on the nominations
For Immediate Release
May 25, 2023
NEW PATRIOTIC PARTY (NPP) OPENS NOMINATIONS FOR 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 a peaceful presidential primary election, and urges all stakeholders to help make this a reality.
JUSTIN KODUA FRIMPONG