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General News of Tuesday, 11 October 2016


Stage set for Nana, Mahama others to contest on December 7

President John Mahama [L] and Nana Akufo-Addo President John Mahama [L] and Nana Akufo-Addo

It has finally been confirmed that presidential nominees of the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP), Nana Addo Dankwah Akufo-Addo, President John Dramani of the NDC, Ivor Greenstreet of the CPP and Jacob Osei Yeboah as an independent will be on the ballot for the December 7 polls for presidential.

It follows the disqualification of 14 other presidential aspirants after the close of nominations announced by the Electoral Commission of Ghana on Monday October 10, 2016 for failing to meet the set criteria to make their documents valid.

See Full List of the disqualified persons and party


1.Dr. Hassan Ayariga 2. Dr. Edward Mahama 3. Dr. Agyenim Boateng 4. Mr. Kofi Akpaloo 5. Mr. Kwabena Agyei 6. Dr. Papa Kwesi Nduom 7. Dr. Henry Hurbert Lartey 8. Mr. Winston Tetteh 9. Mrs. Nana Konadu Agyemang Rawlings 10. Mr. Thomas Nyarko Wardbrew 11. Mr. Alfred Kwame Asiedu Walker 12. Madam Akua Donkor 14. Mr. Kwasi Addae Odike


Nana Addo – NPP 2. John Mahama – NDC 3. Ivor Greenstreet – CPP 4. Jacob Osei Yeboah – Independent

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