The Election Committee of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) has suspended the balloting of positions for the party’s Primaries slated for November 4, 2023.
Spokesperson of the Committee, Alexander Afenyo Markin, made this known today, September 6, during an engagement with the media.
“The engagement was fruitful. The issues raised were all addressed. We have agreed to proceed with the guidelines, and when we are done, we will again serve you notice, and soon thereafter, we will proceed with the balloting,” he said.
He engaged the press following a crucial meeting held by the Election Committee and the party’s presidential aspirants as well as members of the Electoral Commission.
Present at the NPP headquarters were Assin Central Member of Parliament, Kennedy Ohene Agyapong and former Minister for Food and Agriculture, Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto.
Officials of the Electoral Commission (EC) led by Director of Electoral Services, Dr. Serebour Quaicoo, arrived at the venue to oversee the proceedings.
With Mr Kyerematen out of the race, Mr Kennedy Agyapong, Dr Afriyie Akoto and Francis Addai-Nimo will contest against Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, who is considered the front runner in the party’s presidential elections.