Ghana electoral body directs aspirants to submit filing fees

The Electoral Commission of Ghana (EC) has directed nominees for this year's general election to submit their filing fees by Oct. 10, 2016.

Charlotte Osei - Ghana's Electoral Commissioner (EC)
Charlotte Osei - Ghana's Electoral Commissioner (EC)

The decision came late Friday a few hours after a high court in Accra dismissed an injunction application filed by the Progressive People’s Party against the payment of the fees.

The commission reminded nominees that the process is an essential requirement for qualification to be accepted as a candidate for the 2016 elections.

So far, 17 presidential aspirants have submitted their nomination forms to contest the elections scheduled for December 7, 2016. Enditem

Source: Xinhua/

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