NDC to select candidate for Ayawaso West Wuogon Dec 18; nomination opens today

The National Democratic Congress has fixed December 28 to conduct parliamentary primary at Ayawaso West Wuogon to elect a candidate to contest in the upcoming by-election in the constituency. It has consequently given interested persons today December 17 and December 18 to pick up nomination forms at the cost of 1,000 cedis between 9:00am to 5:00pm each day. Filled nomination forms are to be returned to the party on Friday, December 21 with nomination fee of 10,000 cedis, the party said, adding there will be a 50% discount on the filing fees for females and persons with disability. A statement signed and issued by the General Secretary of NDC, Johnson Asiedu Nketia said the party will vet all aspirants on December 22.

The primary, the party said, will be conducted on December 28. The Ayawaso West Wuogon seat became vacant three weeks ago following the death of the MP for the area, Emmanuel Kyeremanteng Agyarko. Mr. Agyarko who would have turned 61 years on December 10, died on Wednesday, November 21 in the United States where he was flown to by his family for medical care. By 3news.com|Ghana]]>

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