Most incumbent Members of Parliament will go unopposed in the upcoming New Patriotic Party (NPP) primaries.
The NPP today June 8, 2020 announced aspirants who will be contesting in their upcoming primaries.
The primaries is slated for June 20, 2020.
The party in a press briefing addressed by John Boadu the General Secretary of the party announced those who have passed vetting and also modalities for the elections.
Most of the incumbent MPs will go unopose meaning they will not battle it out with other aspirants for the ticket.
Some of the MPs going unoppose are, Kennedy Agyapong MP for Assin Central,Matthew Opoku Prempeh MP for Manhyia Constituency,Isaac Kwame Asiamah MP for Atwima Mponua Constituency, Majority Leader Kyei Mensah Bonsu will also go unoppose for the Suame Constituency,Kojo Oppong Nkrumah the Minister for Information will also be the sole candidate for the Ofoase-Ayirebi constituency, Ablekuma West constituency will also see Ursula Owusu go unopposed.
Some other candidates going unopposed are Henry Quartey MP for Ayawaso Central Constituency, Benard Oko-Boye the Deputy Health Minister will also go unopposed for the Ledzokuku Constituency seat and Alhaji Boniface Abubakar Sadiq, MP for Madina among others.
The party has already selected parliamentary candidates for all other constituencies where it has no sitting MPs.
The June 20 primaries will, therefore, enable the party select the last batch of parliamentary candidates for the December 7, 2020 elections.
The primaries are expected to be held at the electoral areas and not the previous format whereby all the delegates met to vote at one place.
The Primaries will be held in 168 constituencies across the country.
Voting will start at 7:00 am and end at 1:00 pm.
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