The senior officer cum General Secretary of the opposition party, National Democratic Congress, Johnson Asiedu Nketia opened that NDC is fully ready to face party parliamentary primaries.
24th of August, 2019 is expected a date for primaries. The timing for official polling is 7 am to 5 pm. Johnson Asiedu Nketia stated that 524 aspirants are ready to take part in the competition and 157 are declared eligible to cast vote. The constituencies belong to Fanteakwa North, Yilo Krobo, Asawase, Mpohor, and Ellembelle are still on hold due to some conflict.
“In 39 constituencies there will be no election tomorrow. They are going unopposed so they are declared elected… because of certain challenges, we’ve had to put 5 constituencies on hold by the decision by the functional executive committee meeting that took place Tuesday. So effectively we have 74 constituencies where we have not opened nominations but hope in the coming weeks to open nominations in another batch.”
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