The Electoral Commission (EC) has announced that it has extended the filing of nomination for the Mfantseman Constituency Parliamentary seat following the death of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) candidate.
The Member of Parliament for Mfantseman Constituency in the Central Region, Ekow Quansah Hayford was shot dead by assailants at the Abeadze Dominase – Abeadze Duadzi – Mankessim Road on his return from a campaign trip on October 9.
With the NPP forced to replace the deceased MP, they will now have the chance to file the nomination for the new person next week.
“The Electoral Commission will receive nominations for the Mfantseman Constituency on Tuesday, 20th October, and Wednesday 21st October 2020.
“This has become necessary as a result of the demise of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Parliamentary Candidate for the Mfantseman Constituency”, a press release from the EC has said.
The Electoral Commission adds that any person who intends to contest for the Parliamentary Election should send his or her filled Nomination Form to the Returning Officer of the Mfantseman Constituency, at the Mfantseman District Office of the Electoral Commission on the dates stated above.
Below is the full press release from the EC:
Source: Modern Ghana