Election 2016 NPP not ready to rule Ghana - Kofi Adams

Aspirants are expected to meet the submission deadline which falls on September 30, 2016.

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The conduct of the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) in relation to the filling of presidential nomination forms is an indicator that the NPP is not ready to govern the country, the NDC has said.

With a day to the closing of the filing of nomination forms, theAacting General Secretary of the NPP, John Boadu was spotted in at the headquarters of the Electoral Commission (EC) to demand clarification on aspects of requirements dealing with the declaration of asserts contained on the Presidential nomination forms.

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This was after the EC issued a statement Tuesday, September 27, 2016, reminding aspirants to include in their nomination forms to the EC a receipt of their assets declaration as part of their eligibility criteria.

Aspirants are expected to meet the submission deadline which falls on September 30, 2016.

Though the John Boadu believes the EC’s directive came too late in the day, the EC insist it has done no wrong as the issue of asserts declaration is a requirement stated on the nomination forms.

Commenting on the matter on Accra-based Asempa FM, campaign coordinator for the NDC Kofi Adams noted that his party considers the ruling of the country as a serious business hence will submit their forms on time.

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“We are done with filling the nomination form, we fully understand everything contained on the form. This shows you how organised we are as a political party. We will not wait until a day to close of nomination to rush to the EC offices to seek clarification. Look at the several days that have passed after the NPP picked up their presidential nomination form, and look at when they went to the EC to have things explained to them. It tells you that they are not serious about the governance of this country.”

He revealed that the NDC will submit their nomination forms on Thursday, September 29, 2016

 “We are very ready, what we didn’t understand the form, we sought clarification the same day we picked it, so it was explained to us early to enable us to prepare in advance. God willing, we’ll file our nomination tomorrow,” he added

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