April 1, 2024

The ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) has announced a parliamentary primary to elect a candidate for the Ejisu constituency by-election.

The seat became vacant following the death of John Ampontuah Kumah, Member of Parliament and Deputy Finance Minister, on March 7, 2024.

Key Dates:
Saturday, April 13, 2024: The date for the NPP’s Ejisu constituency by-election primary.
Tuesday, April 2 to Thursday, April 4, 2024: Three-day nomination window for aspiring candidates.

Nomination Fees:
Application Fee: GHC 3,000 (non-refundable)
Filing Fee: GHC 35,000 (non-refundable) for regular candidates
GHC 17,500 (non-refundable) for women, youth, and persons with disabilities (PWDs)
Reduced Filing Fee for Women, Youth and PWDs:

The NPP is offering a 50% discount on filing fees for women, youth, and persons with disabilities who wish to run for office. This initiative encourages participation from these underrepresented groups in the upcoming by-election.