The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has submitted his presidential nomination forms to the Electoral Commission (EC) in Accra.
The EC in September, opened nominations for parliamentary and presidential candidates, adding that the filled out forms are to to be submitted between October 5 and October 9, 2020.
Chairperson of the EC, Jean Mensa announced at the time that Presidential candidates wishing to contest the 2020 general election are required to pay a filing fee of ¢100,000 while parliamentary candidates will pay ¢10,000.
The President was accompanied by the Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, party chairman, Freddie Blay, General Secretary, John Boadu and Chief of Staff, Akosua Frema Osei Opare. Other executives of the NPP were also at the function.
Other presidential candidates expected to file their nominations today are Akua Donkor, Ghana Freedom Party (GFP), Jacob Osei Yeboah an Independent Candidate and Hassan Ayariga, All People’s Congress (APC).