21st Apri,l 2020.
*FILING OF NOMINATIONS ENDS IN NORTHERN REGION IN CONSTITUENCIES WITH SITTING MEMBERS OF PARLIAMENT*
The NPP opened nominations for prospective aspirants to contest the upcoming Parliamentary Primaries in Constituencies with sitting MPs from 20th January to 20 February, 2020.
By close of nominations yesterday, 22 Aspiring Parliamentary Candidates filed with the Constituency Elections Committees in all 9 Constituencies of the Northern Region with MPs.
They comprise of two female and 20 male aspirants. Three Members of Parliament are going uncontested. Here is the breakdown;
Mohammed Hardi Tuferu
Mohammed Abdul Somed Gunu
Wahab Suhuyini Wumbei
Jawol Binam Adam Abraham
Emmanuel Mawanye Kotin
Osman Baba Daney
Umar Farouk Aliu Mahama
Abibata Shanni Mahama Zakaria
Thomas Donkor Ogaja
Per the timelines of the NPP towards the 25th April, 2020 primaries, vetting will be conducted between 28th February to 8th March 2020.
No case of denial of nomination forms has been recorded in Northern Region. Two other prospective aspirants who picked form from Savelugu and Saboba failed to file their nominations. The Regional Secretariat wishes to caution aspirants to prevail upon their supporters to conduct themselves well before, during and after the vetting.
Alhaji Sibdow Alhassan Yakubu (SAY)
NPP – NR