NDC to elect its 2024 flagbearer on May 6; filing fee set at GHS500,000

The main opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) has scheduled its presidential and parliamentary primaries for My 6, 2023.

NDC National Chairman, Asiedu Nketiah

The decision was taken at the party’s Functional and National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting held on Thursday, 5 January 2023.


1. That all regions should immediately resolve outstanding issues in the branches and constituency elections to pave way for the next programmes of the party.

2. That all regions should prepare today Thank You programmes for National executives to execute before the end of January. That this should be followed by the orientation of new executives at all levels of the party.

3. It was also agreed that both Presidential and Parliamentary primaries take place concurrently.

4. The common schedule for both primaries is as follows:

a) Opening of nomination for Presidential/Parliamentary primaries is from 22nd-24th February, 2023

b) Filing - 20th - 22nd March

c) Appeals by aspirants 30th March - 6th April

d) Elections - 6th May 2023

5. Fees

a) Parliamentary forms at GHS5000 and filing fees is GHS40,000

b) Presidential forms at GHS50,000 and filing fees is GHS500,000

6. All appointees of the party at all levels are to remain at post until ending of May 2023. However, if executives at any level have a special case regarding any appointee, they can call for the matter to be resolved.

7. The ward coordinators' election is to take place from 1st - 7th February, 2023.

Both the presidential and parliamentary primaries will take place concurrently.


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