The New Patriotic Party, NPP, has opened nominations today for the Assin North by-election in the Central Region.
The NPP’s internal primary follows a declaration by Parliament that the Assin North Parliamentary seat is vacant after the Supreme Court ruled on the eligibility of James Gyakye Quayson in occupying the Assin North seat.
The Supreme Court, by a unanimous decision, ordered Ghana’s Parliament to expunge the name of James Gyakye Quayson from its records as the Member of Parliament for the Assin North constituency on May 17.
The NPP, in a statement signed by its General Secretary, Justin Kodua Frimpong, noted that the nomination forms will be available at the Constituency Party Office for purchase and will close on Thursday, June 1.
The internal election is slated for Wednesday, June 7.
The statement said the party’s decision came after approval by the Steering Committee at a meeting yesterday, May 30, 2023
The Party has also approved detailed Rules and Regulations to govern the conduct of the parliamentary primaries