The Supreme Court has dismissed a Review Application filed by James Gyakye Quayson, seeking the Supreme Court to reverse its May 17, 2023 judgement ordering Parliament to expunge his name from Parliamentary records.
Ghana and Italy have renewed their determination to deepen the ties of cooperation and bond of friendship, as well as continue to explore areas of mutual interests for the benefit of their respective populations.
The National Council of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) have rejected a petition submitted by nine flagbearer aspirants urging for the party's upcoming August 26 election to be centralised.
The aspirants, except Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, contended that a centralised election would ensure better efficiency and transparency in the process. They expressed concerns over the decision to limit voting to only 900 delegates at the regional level.
However, following a crucial meeting held on Thursday, July 20, 2023, the National Council decided to uphold the party's constitution and proceed with the planned decentralised election.
Speaking to journalists, the General Secretary of the NPP, Justin Koduah, confirmed that the party will maintain its original plan for the election.
As per the NPP's constitution, the presidential aspirants will be reduced from 10 to five during the August 26th election.
The party acknowledges the need for a new register due to the passing of some delegates. Justin Koduah assured that the new register is currently in its final stages of compilation and will be ready by the end of the week.
He further explained that the special electoral college for the election will consist of between 900 and 1000 delegates, ensuring a fair representation and a smooth voting process.
A flagbearer aspirant of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Alan Kwadwo Kyerematen has assured supporters of the party that under his tenure as president, two local contractors in every constituency would be empowered to execute local contacts instead of relying on expatriate construction firms all the time.
President Akufo-Addo and his Portuguese counterpart, His Excellency Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, have signed bilateral instruments of co-operation in the areas of defence, political consultation and trade between the two countries.
The Agona East Constituency Chairperson of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Mrs Hannah Asamoah, on Thursday, picked a nomination form, to contest the Parliamentary primary as the party opens nominations for orphan constituencies nationwide.
The Director of Communications at the Presidency, Eugene Arhin has declared his decision to contest the New Patriotic Party parliamentary primaries in the Awutu Senya West constituency in the Central Region.