NDC to elect Flagbearer on Jan. 19, filing fee is GHc400,000

NDC to elect Flagbearer on Jan. 19, filing fee is GHc400,000

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The National Democratic Congress, NDC is set to elect their flagbearer on January 19, 2019.

For the first time in the history of the largest opposition party, executives of the party at the branch, constituency, regional levels as well as national executives, will take place in the process to decide their flagbearer.

Nominations forms for the aspirants will cost GHc 20,000, however, the filing fee will cost GHc 400,000.

The filing fee for women and persons with disabilities will be GHc 200,000.
A decision is yet to be made on a schedule for the party’s parliamentary primaries.

The decision on the presidential Primary comes barely two weeks after the party elected its national executives for the next four years.

Former President John Dramani Mahama; the Second Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Alban Sumana Bagbin; a former Finance Minister, a former Deputy Finance Minister, Kweku Ricketts-Hagan are among the notables who have declared intent to contest the primaries.

Others who have stepped up include the former Vice Chancellor of the University of Professional Studies, Accra, Prof. Joshua Alabi; a former Minister of Trade and Industry, Ekwow Spio-Garbrah; a former Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the National Health Insurance Authority, Sylvester Mensah; a former MCE of Kumasi, Kojo Bonsu; Nurudeen Iddrisu; Stephen Atubiga and Goosie Tanoh.

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