The opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) will go the polls to elect their flagbearer on 13th May, 2023.
The party will also elect parliamentary candidates for various constituencies across the country on the same day.
This was announced by the NDC General Secretary Fifi Fiavi Kwetey at a press conference at the NDC head quarters in Accra on Wednesday 18th January, 2023.
According to the General Secretary, both elections which will happen concurrently will happen in all 276 constituencies of the NDC.
The party also emphatically stated that SALL is not excluded from the elections.
Announcing the major guidelines for the elections, Mr Kwetey also indicated that there will be each polling station for every constituency and one will be at the NDC headquarters.
Per the timetable of the party, Presidential aspirants are expected to pick up forms from the party’s head office from the 22nd to 24th of February while submission of forms begin from the 20th to 22nd March 2023.
Fee charges for picking up forms go for GH¢30,000 while the filing fees go for GH¢500,000.
Vetting of the Presidential aspirants will take place from 27th to 29th March, 2023.
Interested Parliamentary aspirants are expected to pick up nomination forms from the party’s website or its headquarters on Wednesday, January 18, 2023.
Filing of nominations will take place between Wednesday, February 22 to Friday, February 24.
The submission and filing of forms would also take place from Monday, March 20, 2023, to Wednesday, March 22, 2023.
Picking up of forms for the parliamentary race will begin from Monday 22nd to 24th of February 2023 on the party’s website at a fee of GH¢5,000. Submission of forms will be at a fee of GH¢40,000 from March 20 to March 22.
Subsequently, vetting for the aspirants will be held from 27th to 29th March, 2023.
According to the NDC General Secretary, the party has stated that women and persons living with disabilities will pay 50% of all charges should they decide to pick up forms to contest.