Politics

Election 2020: Mahama to file nomination today

The flagbearer of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), John Dramani Mahama will file his nomination for the 2020 presidential election today October 7.

In a post on his Facebook page, Mr. Mahama said he had reviewed all his nomination forms and signed the relevant portions.

This follows an announcement by the Electoral Commission of Ghana for filing of presidential and parliamentary aspirants to begin.

Acknowledging this directive in his post, the former President said the presentation of the form will be done by the General Secretary of the NDC, Johnson Asiedu Nketia.

Meanwhile, 12 political parties and 3 independent aspirants have so far downloaded the nomination forms to contest the 2020 Presidential Election.

The EC is hopeful that all the parties and independent presidential aspirants will file their nominations in time.

According to the Commission’s timetable, presidential and parliamentary aspirants for December 7, 2020, General Election are to file their nominations from Monday, October 5, to Friday, October 9.