The Electoral Commission of Ghana has disqualified five (5) presidential candidates out of the 17 nominees ahead of the December 7 elections.
The Electoral Commissioner, Jean Mensa revealed this at the Electoral Commission’s Let the People Know Forum on Monday, October 19, 2020.
They include two independent presidential nominees; Kofi Koranteng and Marricke Kofi Gane, and three political party-sponsored nominees; Akwasi Addae Odike of the United Progressive Party (UPP), Kwasi Busumbru of the People’s Action Party (PAP), and Nana Agyenim Boateng of the United Front Party (UFP).
However, Twelve (12) presidential candidates have been cleared to contest this year’s general elections.
These 12 candidates include:
Alfred Kwame Asiedu Walker – Independent candidate
Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo – NPP
Christian Kwabena Andrews – GUM
Brigitte Akosua Dzogbenuku – PPP
John Dramani Mahama – NDC
Akua Donkor – GFP
Nana Konadu Agyeman-Rawlings – NDP
Hassan Ayariga – APC
Ivor Kobina Greenstreet – CPP
Henry Herbert Lartey – GCPP
Percival Kofi Akpaloo – LPG
David Asibi Ayindenaba Apasera – PNC
Story by: Kelly Adjetey Boye | universnewsroom.com