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NPP to elect Parliamentary Candidates on December 2

The New Patriotic Party (NPP) says it has scheduled the conduct of its Extraordinary Constituency Delegates Conference for Saturday, 2nd December, 2023, to elect the Party’s Parliamentary Candidates in Constituencies where the Party has no parliamentary representation (i.e. Orphan Constituencies).


This decision was taken by the Party at a National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting held on Friday, November 10, 2023.


In a communique signed by General Secretary of the party,

Justin Kodua Frimpong, he said "Vetting of aspiring Parliamentary Candidates in these Constituencies shall take place in the various regional capitals from Tuesday, 14th November, 2023, to Thursday, 16th November, 2023"


He added that Regional Executive Committees are hereby directed to communicate to their respective Constituencies and aspiring parliamentary candidates the dates, time and venue for vetting.


The NPP also need that the Extraordinary Constituency Delegates Conference shall take place in all Orphan Constituencies with the exception of the following constituencies:

1. Ketu North

2. Akatsi North

3. Yilo Krobo

4. Jomoro

5. Fomena

6. Bawku Central


The Party has also appointed the following persons as national representatives on the Vetting Committees for various regions.


OTI REGION

1. Salam Mustapha (Chairman)

2. Dr. Asiedu Kokro

3. Abdul Taric Bonsu

VOLTA REGION

1. Alhaji Masawudu Osman (Chairman)

2. Kwadwo Afari

3. Kwame Peter

WESTERN REGION

1. Alhaji Abdul Aziz Futa (Chairman)

2. Dr. Owusu Mensah

3. Lawyer Amo Dartey

WESTERN NORTH REGION

1. Isaac Jay Hyde (Chairman)

2. Ernest Owusu Bempah

3. Emmanuel Asamoah

BONO REGION

1. Haruna Mohammed (Chairman)

2. Sandra Sarkodee-Addo

3. Akwasi Afriyie


BONO EAST

1. Rita Asobayire (Chairperson)

2. Dr. Ernest Owusu Kumih

3. Miriam Awurama Duan

AHAFO REGION

1. Michael Nketiah (Chairman)

2. Emmanuel Senyo

UPPER EAST REGION

1. Hajia Safia Mohammed (Chairman)

2. Owusu Acheampong

3. Alhaji Rashid Salifu COP

UPPER WEST REGION

1. Joseph Nganiba Kwayaja (Chairman)

2. Eric Ntori

3. Daniel Opoku Agyeman


NORTH EAST REGION

1. Kwabena Frimpong (Chairman)

2. Kamil Abdul-Rahman Yarinaa

3. Sulemana Abubakar (Lakulaku)

SAVANNA REGION

1. Richard Ahiagba (Chairman)

2. Rabi Salifu

3. Kwame Twum


NORTHERN REGION

1. Dr. Antoinette Tsibu-Darko (Chairman)

2. Mogtar S. Mujtaba

3. Dr. George Asante


ASHANTI REGION

1. Dr. Charles Dwamena (Chairman)

2. Nana Wiafe

3. Elizabeth Agyeman

EASTERN REGION

1. Henry Nana Boakye, Esq. (Chairman)

2. Nana Obiri Boahen, Esq.

3. Jennifer Oforiwaa Appiah

CENTRAL REGION (GROUP A)

1. Danquah Smith Buttey (Chairman)

2. Hajia Ayesha Yussif

3. Ninkab King David Nkanbonam


CENTRAL REGION (GROUP B)

1. Frank Davies (Chairman)

2. Bodja Emmanuel Korsi

3. Stephen Forson


GREATER ACCRA REGION (GROUP A)

1. Justin Kodua Frimpong (Chairman)

2. Kwame Kyeretwie-Amponsah

3. Dr. Nyame Baafi


GREATER ACCRA REGION (GROUP B)

1. Kate Gyamfua (Chairperson)

2. Dr. Gladys Norley Ashietey

3. Agya-Yaw Nsiah


Touching on primaries in Constituencies with sitting MPs, Mr. Frimpong explained that the National Executive Committee has also rescheduled the date for the conduct of the Party’s Parliamentary Primaries in Constituencies where the Party has sitting MPs.


The new date for the conduct of the primaries is 20th January, 2024.


Nomination, he hinted, shall open on 20th December, 2023, and close on 22nd December, 2023.


The NPP Party stressed that iti shall soon issue detailed guidelines to govern the conduct of the primaries in these Constituencies.


The party anticipates the full cooperation of all stakeholders in the conduct of the primaries and wishes all aspiring candidates the best of luck.

Story by: Joshua Kwabena Smith

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