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Politics of Wednesday, 22 June 2016

Source: starrfmonline.com

NDC Parliamentary candidate for Upper West Akyem steps down

The National Democratic Congress' Parliamentary candidate for the Upper West Akyem constituency in the Eastern region, Joseph Sam Amankwanor has stepped down.

NDC constituency chairman, Mr. Hope who confirmed the news to Starrfmonline.com said Awankwanor cited personal reasons for his decision to step down.

His decision comes barely five months ahead of the 2016 general elections slated for November 7.

Nominations forms are expected to open on Thursday June 23, and would last for a week after which elections are scheduled to take place before July 9.

This comes few days after the New Patriotic Party parliamentary candidate for the Nadowli-Kaleo Constituency in the Upper West region, Dr. R.D. Boye Bandie, stepped also down five months to the polls.

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