Election 2020

Election 2020: Mahama to file nomination forms today

Flagbearer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) John Mahama will today, Wednesday, October 7 file his presidential nomination to contest in the 2020 General Elections.

The former President is expected to file his nomination at 11:00 am at the the Electoral Commission’s headquarters.

The EC in September, opened nominations for parliamentary and presidential candidates, adding that the filled out forms are to to be submitted between October 5 and October 9, 2020.

General Secretary for the NDC Johnson Asiedu Nketia is expected to lead a delegation to submit the forms on his behalf.

Meanwhile, President Akufo-Addo and Independent Candidate, Jacob Osei Yeboah filed their nominations yesterday.

Addressing the EC chair and her deputies after filing, the President urged the EC to conduct the elections in a transparent way. He added he did not want to be an elected President based on crooked elections.

The forms were received by the Returning Officer, Jean Mensa.

Receiving the nomination forms, the Chairperson of the EC, Jean Mensa, disclosed that two vetting teams have been set up to audit the nomination forms of all the aspirants for later confirmation.

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