Politics of Monday, 2 July 2012

Source: citifmonline

EC sets August 14 for Kwabre by-election

The Electoral Commission (EC) has set August 14 for the Afigya Kwabre Constituency by-election in accordance with Article 112 (5) of the Constitution as amended by section 3 of Act 527.

This follows the passing of the MP for the constituency, Hon. Emmanuel Asamoah Owusu-Ansah, at the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital two weeks ago.

According to a statement signed by the EC Deputy Chairman in charge of operations, Sarfo Kantanka, the Commission will take nominations for the by-election on Tuesday 12th and Wednesday 13th of July, 2012, at the district office of the Commission at Kodie between the hours of 8:00am and 12:30pm and 1:30pm and 5:00pm.

Nomination forms may be obtained from the district office of the Commission at Kodie or at the Regional Office of the Commission in Kumasi.

Candidates for the election shall provide two recent photographs (bust) with red background on the submission of their nomination forms.**