The Electoral Commission (EC) of Ghana has indicated that Presidential Candidates 'will be required to deposit an amount of one hundred thousand ghana cedis (GH¢100,000)' as filing fees to contest in this year's elections.
The Commission addressing the media on Monday September 14, 2020 on procedures for the filing of nominations and receipts for the 2020 General Election made this statement.
''Parliamentary candidates will be required to deposit ten thousand Ghana Cedis (GH¢10,000)'' the EC boss Jean Mensah also said.
Mrs Mensah further disclosed that filing of nomination forms begin on Monday, October 5 to Friday, October 9 and that the forms will be available on the EC’s website by 6:00 pm tonight (Monday)
The guidelines for nominations would be available on the EC's website http://ec.gov.gh/ for political parties and candidates to access,the EC announced.