Election 2016 I'll win for being the first to submit forms - Nana Addo

"Since I'm the first to file my forms, by God’s grace I will be the first person you'll declare [winner],” Nana Addo told EC Chair Mrs Charlotte Osei while submitting his forms on Thursday September 29, 2016.

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Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, flag bearer of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), has said he will naturally be declared winner of the December 7 polls for being the first presidential nominee to submit his forms to the Electoral Commission.

"Since I'm the first to file my forms, by God’s grace I will be the first person you'll declare [winner],” Nana Addo told EC Chair Mrs Charlotte Osei while submitting his forms on Thursday September 29, 2016.

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New Patriotic Party’s (NPP) Nana Akufo-Addo presented his nomination form today (Thursday) at the EC headquarters in Accra.

The Presidential nominee of the United Front Party (UFP), Nana Agyenim Boateng was also at the EC office to file his nomination.

READ ALSO: EC rejects filing fee of presidential hopefuls

The EC is not accepting the filing fees yet because the Progressive People’s Party has sued the Commission over the ‘high’ filing fees for presidential and parliamentary aspirants.

The plaintiff is among other things seeking the court to declare that “the filing fee is arbitrary, capricious and unreasonable”.

READ ALSO: CPP throws weight behind PPP

An order directed at the defendants to desist from collecting and or receiving the said deposit or fees for the conduct of the 2016 presidential and parliamentary elections until the appropriate statutory instruments have been passed in accordance with appropriate legal rights.”

The PPP is further seeking a declaration that Regulation 45 of C.I. 94 is discriminatory.

The EC is charging GHC50, 000 as nomination fee for persons seeking to run for president and GHC10, 000 for parliamentary aspirants.

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