The opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) announced Saturday, December 17, 2022, for the party’s national delegates’ congress to elect its national executives.
General Secretary of the NDC, Johnson Asiedu Nketiah made this disclosure when addressing a press conference at the party’s headquarters held in Accra, Thursday, September 15, 2022.
He noted that nominations will be opened on the 20th and 21st of October for aspirants who sought to contest for any of the national executive’s positions.
According to him, the NDC has reached a stage in its re-organisation drive to bring closure to all its internal elections.
“Since we are dealing with the whole country, we will allow 14 days for the collection of proposers and endorsers and so on to take place,” Mr. Nketiah said.
Meaning, applicants will have a period of two weeks to file their nominations between November 5 and November 6 followed by the vetting from November 9 and November 10.
Mr Asiedu Nketia spelt out the guidelines for organising the various elections from the branch to the national level by the close of the year.
“At the regional levels, we have 16 regions which will be held before we come to the national level,” he stated.
For constituency level elections, nominations will be opened on 20th and 23rd September, for a period of one week to complete the forms after which nominations will be filed on September 28 and 29 respectively.
It thus continues with the elections properly on October 22 to October 23 after aspirants have successfully been vetted from September 30 to October 2.
At the regional levels, the elections will be held on November 12 and November 13, 2022. Before that, collections of nominations of forms start from October 6 to October 7.
The filling of forms also commences on October 14 and ends on October 15 and then proceed to vet aspirants from October 16 and October 17. Subsequently, October 18 and 19 would be open for appeals.