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Ken Agyapong picks number 1 again, Bawumia 2nd on ballot paper for NPP November 4 primary

By Vincent Ashitey
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The New Patriotic Party (NPP) on Wednesday,  September 13 conducted balloting for its flagbearer hopefuls ahead of the November 4 presidential primary.

Kennedy Agyapong is first on the ballot paper after yesterday's exercise held at the party’s headquarters in Accra.

The Assin Central Member of Parliament (MP) has managed to retain his top position, which he held in the previous super delegates election.

Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia picked the number two slot on the ballot paper.

Dr Owusu Afriyie Akoto follows at the third spot with Francis Addai Nimo at the fourth position.

Attached below is a copy of a press statement issued by William Yamoah, Secretary of the NPP Presidential Elections Committee


On Wednesday, September 13, 2023, the Presidential Elections Committee of the New Patriotic Party had productive interactive session with the four contestants for the party's presidential primaries slated for Saturday, November 4, 2023.

The contestants and the Elections Committee reached a consensus on the modalities for the conduct of the November 4 election.

The Elections Committee, in collaboration with officials from the Electoral Commission of Ghana, successfully conducted the balloting for the contestants.

Below is the order in which the contestants will appear on the ballot:

  1. Ken Ohene Agyapong
  2. Mahamudu Bawumia
  3. Owusu Afriyie Akoto
  4. Francis Addai-Nimoh

The Presidential Elections Committee will release the details of the agreed guidelines and modalities for the November 4 election in due course. The Committee is grateful to the contestants for their continuous cooperation and collaboration.