Election 2016 Nana Addo submits nomination forms

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.

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The Presidential nominee of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Nana Akuffo Addo has submitted his nomination forms to the Electoral Commission in a bid to contest the upcoming general elections on December 7.

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.

READ ALSO: EC warns candidates to declare their assets

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”.

READ ALSO: NPP agitated over EC's directive on asset declaration

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

play Presidential nominee of UFP, Nana Agyenim Boateng

 

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.



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