The ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) has settled on 20th June, 2020 for its parliamentary primaries in constituencies with sitting members of parliament for the party in 168 constituencies across the country after goverment eased restrictions on Covid-19.
The party also took a unanimous decision to accept President Akuffo-Addo as flagbearer of the party for the 2020 elections.
A statement signed by John Boadu, General Secretary of the NPP said the decision was arrived after a National Executive Council (NEC) and National Council meeting.
“These critical decisions were taken by the party at a National Executive Committee (NEC) and National Council meetings jointly held on Wednesday, June 3, 2020, at the Alisa Hotel in Accra,” the statement read.
The elections which was earlier slated for 25th April had to be postponed due to the ban on public gathering due to the outbreak of the Coronavirus epidemic in Ghana.
However, the party also said it will in due time officially outdoor President Akuffo-Addo and his running mate to the general public.
“The date for the acclamation of the Presidential Candidate and his Running Mate will soon be communicated to the general public. Equally, the Party will soon issue guidelines for the conduct of the Parliamentary Primaries,” the statement concluded.