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NPP to elect parliamentary candidates for orphan constituencies September 28

The New Patriotic Party (NPP) has set September 28, 2019, as the date for the election of its parliamentary candidates in constituencies where there the party has no sitting Members of Parliament (MPs).

Freddie Blay And John Boadu

Members elect in these areas which are often referred in the political circles of the country as 'orphan constituencies' will represent the party in the 2020 parliamentary elections.

The orphan constituencies consist of where the party did not have sitting members of parliament.

However, Parliamentary primaries in respect of constituencies where the party has sitting MPs have been deferred to a later date.

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A total of 283 aspirants have been cleared to contest in Saturday's Parliamentary primaries across the country and only 28 of the aspirant are females.

16 of the aspirants would contest as unopposed candidates.

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