The ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Ellembelle Constituency of the Western Region has opened its nomination forms for the Constituency elections to be held.
The election was put on hold for several months due to some misunderstanding between the two factions in the party.
But due to the timely intervention the National Executives Committee of the party (NEC) resolved the issue imicably and has paved way for the elections to held on this month.
Currently the party is having its polling station elections across the Constituency and has been witnessing heavy police presence.
The Constituency election is expected to take place at Aiyinasi on the April 18th, 2018.
In a statement issued by the party’s Election Committee Chairman, Kwadwo Afari and copied to the media pointed indicated that, “Nomination forms for constituency officers elections are on sells at a cost of GHC 200 for the chairmanship position and all other positions goes for GHC 100 from 11th to 13th April, 2018 at wantapa hotel, Esiama”.
Speaking to GhanaWeb’s Western Regional Correspondent, Mr. Kwadwo Afari said the Election Committee is doing a transparent work and expecting every party member to cooperate with them.
He also appealed to the candidates to component themselves and respect the rules and guidelines outlined by the NEC concerning upcoming polls.
On the security matter, he assured the party faithfuls of their protection.
“The security matter of our party members and the media is ensured and I also advise party members to be disciplined”, he added.
The NPP party in the Western Region has conducted 24 Constituency elections out of 26 Constituencies. Ellembelle Constituency and Kwesimintin Constituency is yet to conduct their elections.
Below is the full statement
ELLEMBELLE CONSTITUENCY ELECTIONS COMMITTEE
Ellembelle Constituency Elections Committee wishes to inform all active members in the Ellembelle NPP fraternity that;
Nomination Forms for the Electoral Area Coordinators positions are on sells at a cost of GHC 20 from 10th to 12th April, 2018 at wantapa hotel, Esiama
The electoral area coordinators elections will be held from 12th to 13th April, 2018.
Nomination forms for constituency officers elections are on sells at a cost of GHC 200 for the chairmanship position and all other positions goes for GHC 100 from 11th to 13th April, 2018 at wantapa hotel, Esiama.
A filled Nomination form must be submitted to the Elections Committee on or before Friday 13th April, 2018.
Vetting of Constituency Officers (Aspirants) is on Saturday, 14th April, 2018 at Nkroful ICT Centre @ 9 a.m. Prompt.
The Constituency officer’s Elections will be held on the 18th of April, 2018 at Aiyinasi community Centre @ 9 a.m. Prompt.
Chairman (Ellembelle Election Committee)
Source: Daniel Kaku