The Convention People's Party (CPP) has announced that nominations for various National Executive positions as well as the flagbearership have been opened.
This was disclosed in Accra by the Interim Oversight Committee of the CPP.
The committee revealed that the picking and filing of nominations started from Monday, July 6th to Wednesday, July 15, 2020, according to a statement signed by R. O. Frimpong Manso, Chairman of the Committee stated.
It said based on the recommendations of the CPP National Elections Planning Committee, the Interim Oversight Committee had pegged nomination fees at GH¢2,000 for all categories.
The positions opened for the contest are flagbearer; national chair and leader; national vice-chairperson, treasurer, general secretary, national organizer, women's, and youth organizer.
According to the statement, Presidential Aspirants would be required to pay a filing fee of GHC100,000; National Chairman GHC50,000; Vice-Chairman GHC40, 000; General Secretary GHC40, 000; National Treasurer GHC40, 000; National Organizer GHC20, 000.
The statement said in conformity with the party's adherence to promoting women empowerment and youth participation in national politics at the highest level, Women and Youth Organizer filing fees was pegged at GHC15,000.00.
The party has also fixed July 16, 17, and 18 for vetting of all aspiring Candidates, while August 15th has been fixed for the National Delegates Congress, which would be conducted across the 16 Region simultaneously.
The five-member Interim Oversight Committee, under the chairmanship of comrade R.O. Frimpong-Manso was inaugurated by the CPP Council of Elders at a special meeting on July 3, 2020 to oversee the activities of the Party towards the National Delegates' Congress.
The Council also named Dr. Adolf Lutterodt and Professor Nii Noi Dowuona as the chairmen for the Extended Congress Planning Committee and Vetting Committee respectively.
The action by the Council of Elders was in keeping with the terms of the consent judgment adopted and granted by her ladyship Mariama Sammo of the Accra Commercial High Court '3' dated Thursday, July 2, 2020.