Election 2016 EC reports Nduom et al to the police

The Electoral Commission on Monday (October 10,2016) disqualified twelve presidential nominees after they closed the filing of nominations.

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The Electoral Commission (EC) has reported twelve disqualified presidential nominees to the police for various electoral and criminal offences identified during the vetting of their nomination forms.

The Chairperson of the Electoral Commission (EC) confirmed this to the Daily Graphic newspaper.

She said they also referred the anomalies they identified to the Attorney-General’s Department for further prosecution.

The Electoral Commission on Monday (October 10,2016) disqualified twelve presidential nominees after they closed the filing of nominations.

READ ALSO: EC to begin balloting positions for qualified aspirants

The presidential nominees include All Peoples Congress’s Hassan Ayariga; Dr Edward Mahama of the Peoples National Convention (PNC), Dr Agyenim Boateng of the United Front Party (UFP), Kofi Akpaloo of the Independent People’s Party (IPP), Kwabena Adjei of the Reformed Patriotic Democrats (RPD), Dr Papa Kwesi Nduom of the Progressive People’s Party (PPP).

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The others include: Dr Henry Herbert Lartey of the Great Consolidate Popular Party (GCPP), Richard Nixon Tetteh (United Development Systems Party), Nana Konadu Agyeman-Rawlings of the National Democratic Party (NDP), Ward Brew of the Democratic People’s Party (DPP), Alfred Kwame Asiedu Walker, an independent candidate, and Akua Donkor of the Ghana Freedom Party (GFP). Akwesi Adae Odike of the United Progressive Party’s nomination is on hold pending a court case.

Meanwhile, nominations of President John Mahama of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Nana Akufo-Addo of the main opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP),  Ivor Greenstreet of the Convention People’s Party (CPP) and Jacob Osei Yeboah – an independent aspirant have been accepted by the EC.

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