Akua Donkor cleared to contest Dec 7 elections

Founder and leader of the Ghana Freedom Party (GFP) Madam Akua Donkor has been cleared by the Electoral Commission, Ghana (EC) to contest the December 7 presidential polls.

She was named among 12 aspirants who were cleared by the EC to contest the eighth presidential elections of the Fourth Republic.

Addressing journalists on Monday, October 19, Chair of the EC Jean Adukwei Mensa said despite not having IT issues with her nomination forms, some of her witnesses in Bawku and Asutifi South, for instance, had issues with their proof of documents.

But this was resolved, Mrs Mensa said, and the former Assemblywoman was cleared to be part of the 12 candidates to battle it out for the presidency on Monday, December 7.

By Emmanuel Kwame Amoh|3news.com|Ghana