11 political parties now exist after EC revokes certificates of 17 others

Chair of the Electoral Commission, Jean Mensa

The Electoral Commission (EC) has revoked the certificates of seventeen political parties in Ghana.

This means that eleven parties are now existing in good standing, the Director of Electoral Services Dr Serebuor Quarcoo said on the Ghana Tonight show with Alfred Ocansey on Monday November 14.

“We have 15 new ones who have applied and we are assessing them,” he added.

The affected parties are Democratic People’s Party (DPP) United Front Party (UFP) United Development System Party (UDSP) Every Ghanaian Living Everywhere (EGLE) Yes People’s Party (YPP) United Ghana Movement (UGM) Democratic Freedom Party (DFP) New Vision Party (NVP) Ghana Democratic Republican Party (GDRP) Ghana National Party (GNP) Power Unity Party (PUP) United Progressive Party (UPP) Reform Patriotic Democrats (RPD) People’s Action Party (PAP) United Renaissance Party (URP) National Reform Party (NRP) United Love Party (ULP)

A notice that was earlier released by the EC said “Pursuant to the publication by the Electoral Commission dated 13th & 17th October 2022, the General Public is hereby informed that the Registration Certificates of the under-listed Political Parties have been cancelled in accordance with Section 15 (3) (c) of the Political Parties Law, 2000 (Act 574) effective the 1st day of November, 2022.”


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