One of the aspirants in the upcoming National Democratic Congress presidential primary, Mr Alban S.K Bagbin has given indications that he will exit the race if the party’s Council of Elders fail to impress on the national executives to reduce the filing fee of GHȼ400,000.
Eight flagbearer aspirants of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) say the January 19 date set by the party’s national executives for the presidential primaries, is “unreasonable”.
The General Secretary of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) Johnson Asiedu Nketia said Monday that the party has not been served the petition calling for a relook of GH¢400,000 filling being charged flagbearer aspirants.
A $12 million contract for the design, installation and operation of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVS), otherwise known as drones, for the delivery of medicines and other medical supplies to health facilities across the country has been awarded.
Nine of the aspirants seeking to lead the National Democratic Congress in the 2020 elections have written to the Council of Elders of the party to intervene in the hefty GHC400,00 being charged as filing fee by the party executives.
The Ghana Palaver newspaper, which is affiliated to the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), has appealed to an Accra High Court to grant it permission to apologize to nephew of President Akufo-Addo, Gabby Asare Otchere-Darko, for publishing libelous story about him.
Former President John Mahama has described President Akufo-Addo as a clearinghouse for corruption that has failed to objectively investigate and punish his appointees accused of being corrupt.