NDC flagbearership bid closes on 23 November
The National Democratic Congress (NDC) on Thursday said filing of nominations to contest the position of presidential candidate of the party would close on 23 November. Prospective candidates should therefore, file their papers by that date, the party said in a statement signed by its general secretary, Dr Josiah Aryeh. The statement said since the National Executive Council has not changed the date, completed forms of prospective candidates should reach the National Secretariat by the specified time. So far, two candidates- former vice President John Evans Atta Mills and former Finance Minister Dr Kwesi Botchwey - have expressed their desire to be the flagbearer of the party an have been campaigning for votes. A special delegates congress would be held on 21 December at the University of Ghana, Legon, to choose the party's presidential candidate.