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NPP suspends election in 6 Constituencies ahead of Saturday primaries

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The governing New Patroitic Party, (NPP), has suspended election in six (6) Constituencies Nationwide ahead of Saturday, 28th September, 2019  primaries to elect Parliamentary Candidates for orphan Constituencies across the country.

The six constituencies where the primaries have been put on hold until further notice due to some compelling reasons are: Chereponi constituency (North-East Region), Krachi West Constituency

Afajato South Constituency, Oti Region 

Kpando Constituency, Volta Region 

Anlo Constituency, Volta Region

Hohoe Constituency, Volta Region as contained in a press statement issued by The General Secretary, John Boadu.

The statement further confirmed that “the NPP, will, on Saturday, September 28, 2019, hold parliamentary primaries across the country in all the 106 constituencies that the party has no sitting MPs’ (orphan constituencies)”.

Below is the full statement:

September 26, 2019

NPP GOES TO THE POLLS ON SATURDAY TO ELECT PARLIAMENTARY CANDIDATES FOR “ORPHAN CONSTITUENCIES”

The NPP, will, on SATURDAY, 28th September, 2019, hold parliamentary primaries across the country in all the 106 constituencies that the party has no sitting MPs’ (Orphan constituencies) with the exception of the following six constituencies where the primaries have been put on hold until further notice owing to some compelling reasons:

Chereponi constituency, North-East Region

Krachi West Constituency

(Oti Region)

Afajato South Constituency

(Volta Region)

Kpando Constituency

(Volta Region)

Anlo Constituency

(Volta Region)

Hohoe Constituency

(Volta Region)

For the avoidance of doubt, the elections shall be supervised by the Electoral Commission of Ghana through their respective District Offices and supported by the various Constituency Parliamentary Elections Committees.

Also, the Album that was used to elect the current constituency executives at the 2018 Constituency Annual Delegates Conference shall be the same Album that will be used for the Extraordinary Constituency Delegates Conference (Primaries) on Saturday.

The party wishes all aspiring parliamentary candidates the best of luck as it assures all stakeholders that the necessary arrangements have been put in place for a successful conference.

Thank you.

…Signed…

JOHN BOADU

GENERAL SECRETARY

Story filed by Edzorna Francis Mensah

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