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NPP flagbearership race: Bawumia to file nomination forms today

By Vincent Ashitey
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Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia is set to file his nomination forms today, Friday, June 16, 2023, to contest the New Patriotic Party's (NPP) Presidential Primary.

In a Twitter post, Dr Bawumia expressed his intentions to participate in the NPP's flagbearer race and emphasized that it is possible.

He also urged party members to support his candidacy and work together to ensure the party’s victory in the 2024 Presidential elections.

NPP flagbearership race: Alan Kyerematen first to file nominations

The NPP opened nominations for the Presidential Primary on May 26, 2023, and will close them on June 24, 2023.

Currently, a total of 10 presidential aspirants, including prominent figures like Mr Alan Kwadwo Kyerematen and Dr Owusu Afriyie Akoto, have picked nomination forms to compete for the NPP's flagbearer position.

The Party plans to hold a Special Delegates Congress on August 26, 2023, to select the top five candidates. These five aspirants will then compete on December 4, 2023, to determine the NPP's flagbearer for the 2024 General Election.