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NPP closes nominations for orphan constituencies

The New Patriotic Party (NPP) has officially closed nominations in orphan constituencies where it has sitting Members of Parliament (MPs).

Prospective aspirants are now expected to go through vetting and those qualified to run in the primaries in December announced.

This paper is gathering that hundreds of aspirants have filed their nominations to contest in the primaries which promise to be a fierce competition.

There is a mad rush for slots in the 137 constituencies across the country the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) has no sitting members of parliament.

It would be recalled that the party opened nominations for prospective parliamentary candidates of the party in the orphan constituencies from Tuesday, July 11, 2023 to Thursday August 10, 2023.

Elections in the orphan constituencies will be held on a case-by-case basis to elect parliamentary candidates to contest on the party’s ticket in the 2024 general election in those constituencies from September 2023 to Saturday, December 2, 2023.

But before then, the parliamentary aspirants who had submitted their nomination forms have to go through vetting to establish their eligibility for the internal party contest to produce parliamentary candidates.

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