The Electoral Commission (EC) of Ghana has announced that 17 aspirants have file their nominations to contest this year’s presidential elections slated for December 7.
In all 3 independent and 14 political party candidates have filed their nominations.
On Tuesday, 6th October, 2020, one independent candidate and 2 political parties filed their nominations. An independent candidate, Alfred Kwame Asiedu Walker was the first to file his nomination at 10:37am followed by the New Patriotic Party (NPP) candidate, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo at 11:26am and finally for the day was Christian Kwabena Andrews of the Ghana Union Movement (GUM) at 4:00pm.
2 candidates filed their nominations on Wednesday, October 7. They were Brigitte Akosua Dzobgenuku of the Progressive People’s Party (PPP) at 4:31pm. John Dramani Mahama of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) was the 5th candidate to file his nomination at 5:00pm.
Akua Donkor of the GFP, Nana Konadu Agyeman-Rawlings of the NDP, an independent candidate, Kofi Koranteng and Hassan Ayariga of APC all filed on Thursday 8th October. Also filing the same day were Ivor Kobina Greenstreet and Henry Herbert Lartey of CPP and GCPP respectively and Marricke Kofi Gane, an independent candidate.
On the last day for filing of nominations, Friday October 9, 5 aspirants file. They were Akwasi Addae Odike – UPP, Kwasi Busumbru – PAP, Nana Agyenim Boateng – UFP, Percival Kofi Akpaloo – LPG and David Asibi Ayindenaba Apasera for PNC.