The New Patriotic Party(NPP) has announced the timeline to hold the parliamentary primary in the Ejisu Constituency in relation to the upcoming by-election. The party said the elections will be held on Saturday, April 13, 2024.

The by-election follows the death of the incumbent Member of Parliament, Dr John Kumah who died on March 7, 2024, at age 45 after a short illness. A press release signed by the General Secretary of NPP, Justin Kodua Frimpong on March 29, 2024, said, the opening of nominations will commence on Tuesday, April 2 and close on Thursday, April 4, 2023.

“An Aspiring Parliamentary Candidate(APC) shall procure nomination forms after the payment of a non-refundable application fee of GHc3,000.00 in Bankers Draft in favour of the New Patriotic Party National Headquarters, Accra.

“To successfully file the nomination, an APC shall pay a non-refundable filing fee of thirty-five thousand Ghana Cedis (GHc35, 000.00) in Bankers Draft in favour of the New Patriotic Party National Headquarters, Accra”, the statement from the party stated.

The release also added that women, youth and Persons With Disabilities(PWDs) who want to aspire to a higher political office will enjoy a 50 percent rebate on the filing fees. “This means they will be required to pay a non-refundable filing fee of seventeen thousand and five hundred Ghana Cedis (GHC17,500.00). “For the avoidance of doubt, a youth is a person whose age is between 18 and 40 years”  the statement explained.

Attached is the full statement from the NPP:



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