The New Patriotic Party (NPP) will maintain parliamentary primaries in 111 orphan constituencies throughout Ghana on Saturday, December 2, 2023.
The National Secretariat of the New Patriotic Party in an announcement on November 23, 2023, indicated that the protocols have been formulated to make sure the integrity and equity of the electoral course of.
The celebration additionally urged constituency parliamentary election committees to make use of the identical places as these employed within the lately ended presidential election.
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“Constituency Executive Committees are, however, advised to coordinate with their respective Regional Executive Committees should a venue change be deemed necessary. Also, Regional Executive Committees are urged to inform the National Party of any venue changes by Monday, November 27, 2023.”
The celebration mentioned its Constituency Parliamentary Elections Committee shall comprise the next members:
1. Chairperson of the Constituency Council of Elders as Chair;
2. Constituency Chairperson;
3. Constituency Secretary, who shall be the Secretary to the Committee;
4. An aged lady within the constituency appointed by the Constituency Executive Committee
5. Constituency Research and Elections Officer
“In cases where the Constituency Chairperson is a contestant, the First Vice Chairman will assume the role on the committee. Similarly, if the secretary is a contestant, the Assistant Secretary will undertake the responsibilities.”
Additionally, the collection of parliamentary candidates in constituencies with incumbent MPs is anticipated to happen in January 2024.
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The Director of Elections and Research for the New Patriotic Party, Evans Nimako, unequivocally affirmed that the celebration’s management is not going to defend any parliamentary aspirants within the upcoming parliamentary primaries.
He assured a good and degree enjoying area for all potential parliamentary aspirants, emphasizing that the inner elections might be carried out with out the imposition of candidates.