Dec 7 Polls: Five disqualified, 12 cleared to contest

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The Electoral Commission, Ghana (EC) has disqualified five flagbearers from contesting this year’s presidential elections. The five are Kwesi Addai Odike, Kofi Koranteng, Kofi Game, Kwesi Busumbru and Nana Agyenim Boateng. The Chair of the EC, Jean Mensa said in a media briefing on Monday October 19 that there were issues with the forms of the disqualified persons. She further noted that the Commission will report those that centre on criminality to the Ghana Police Service for further investigations. In all, 12 aspirants were qualified to contest the elections. They are:

  1. Alfred Asiedu Walker
  2. Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo
  3. Christian Kwabena Andrews
  4. Brigitte Akosua Dzogbenuku
  5. John Dramani Mahama
  6. Akua Donkor
  7. Nana Konadu Agyeman Rawlings
  8. Hassan Ayariga
  9. Ivor Kobina Greenstreet
  10. Henry Herbert Lartey
  11. Kofi Akpaloo
  12. David Apasera
By Laud Nartey|3news.com|Ghana]]>

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