Nana Akufo Addo who submitted the forms today (Thursday), was accompanied by the Chairman of the NPP Council of Elders; C.K Tedam, Acting National Chairman of the party; Freddie Blay among others.
Nana Addo who submitted the forms today (Thursday), was accompanied by the Chairman of the NPP Council of Elders; C.K Tedam, Acting National Chairman of the party; Freddie Blay, Acting Secretary; John Boadu, and the Women’s Organiser Otiko Djaba. Other party stalwarts who were there to support him include Osafo Marfo, Professor Mike Ocquaye and Peter Mac Manu.
The EC has however refused to accept the filing fee of the presidential hopefuls who submitting their forms.
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This is due to an injunction secured by the Progressive People’s Party 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”.
The Presidential nominee of the United Front Party (UFP), Nana Agyenim Boateng was also at the EC office to file his nomination.
President Mahama is expected to submit his form later today (Thursday).
The EC, this morning [Thursday], started receiving completed nomination forms from presidential and parliamentary hopefuls.