On Tuesday, 6th October 2020, together with Vice President Alhaji Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo filed my nomination forms for the 2020 presidential election at the offices of the Electoral Commission in Accra.
The forms were received, on behalf of the Electoral Commission, by its Chair, Mrs Jean Mensa.
He urged the Electoral Commission (EC) to be fair and transparent in the electoral process.
“What the Ghanaian people are expecting is that the election of December will be an election that will is conducted in peace, in freedom, in security and in transparency so that the results of the election will reflect the will of the Ghanaian people. Elections are not meant to be decided by you, or the officials that work for you. You are the referees in the contest.”
The Electoral Commission started receiving nomination forms from presidential and parliamentary aspirants from yesterday, Monday, October 5, 2020. The exercise is expected to end on October 9.
The EC Chair explained that ''the process was an important activity in the lead up to the December 7 Elections and that it is in consonant with regulation 7 of the CI 127 that enjoins a Presidential Candidate to complete and sign 4 copies of the Forms among other things''