About 200 delegates in the Wulensi Constituency of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) expected to cast their ballots in Saturday?s presidential primaries cannot find their names in the register.


Mr Mohammed Abdel Kudus, Northern Regional Communication Officer of the NPP, who disclosed this to the Ghana News Agency said all necessary steps were being followed to ensure that the affected delegates voted before polls closed.

Mr Kudus said voting was progressing smoothly in the remaining 30 polling stations (out of the 31 polling stations) in the Northern Region.

In all, about 13, 200 delegates made up of polling station executives, area council coordinators, constituency and regional executives, founding fathers and selected TESCON executives of the NPP in the Northern Region are taking part in the exercise.

Every constituency has one polling station for the exercise to elect a Presidential Candidate for the NPP for the 2016 general election.

As at 09:00GMT, the Ghana News Agency counted a handful of delegates when it visited the Tamale School of Hygiene where 292 delegates from the Tamale North Constituency are to cast their ballots.

There were also a few delegates gathered at the Tamale Sports Stadium as of 08:30GMT to cast their ballots for the Tamale Central Constituency.

Mr Shamsudeen Baba Dua, Secretary to the Elections Committee of the Tamale North Constituency of the NPP said all logistics needed for the exercise were provided adding that the polling station had not experienced any challenge.

Meanwhile, there were police officers at post to maintain law and order.



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