NPP to open nomination for flagbearer race on Friday May 26

The New Patriotic Party (NPP) has announced that it will commence the process of accepting nominations for its flagbearer elections starting from Friday, May 26.

As per a press release issued on Thursday, May 25, the nomination period will conclude on Saturday, June 24.

In accordance with the statement, any individual aspiring to become a Presidential Candidate must acquire the Nomination Forms by making a payment of a non-refundable nomination fee of Fifty Thousand Ghana Cedis (GH¢50,000.00) solely through a Banker’s Draft.

Below is the party’s full statement on the nominations

For Immediate Release

May 25, 2023


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.

Thank you.



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