NPP issues additional guidelines for its parliamentary primaries for orphan constituencies

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Additional instructions for the New Patriotic Party’s impending parliamentary primaries in orphan constituencies, set for Saturday, December 2, 2023, have been announced by the party’s National Secretariat.

The party stated in a news release dated November 23, 2023, that procedures have been developed to guarantee the impartiality and integrity of the election process.

Additionally, the party recommended constituency parliamentary election committees to make use of the same venues as the just concluded presidential election.

“Constituency Executive Committees are, however, advised to coordinate with their respective Regional Executive Committees should a venue change be deemed necessary. Also, Regional Executive Committees are urged to inform the National Party of any venue changes by Monday, November 27, 2023.”

The party said its Constituency Parliamentary Elections Committee shall comprise the following members:

1. Chairperson of the Constituency Council of Elders as Chair;

2. Constituency Chairperson;

3. Constituency Secretary, who shall be the Secretary to the Committee;

4. An elderly woman in the constituency appointed by the Constituency Executive Committee

5. Constituency Research and Elections Officer

“In cases where the Constituency Chairperson is a contestant, the First Vice Chairman will assume the role on the committee. Similarly, if the secretary is a contestant, the Assistant Secretary will undertake the responsibilities.”

Read the full statement below:


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