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Politics of Saturday, 30 October 2010

Source: GNA

NPP Election

Accra, Oct 30, GNA - The New Patriotic Party (NPP) has said the election of its parliamentary candidates for the 2012 polls would be held at least 12 months before the national general elections.

The release of applications forms for nominations, an official statement said, would be advertised for one month in the various constituencies in due course.

The statement, signed by Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie, general secretary of the party, said the selection of parliamentary candidates had been advertised since September 13, 2010 and would last for 18 months. The statement, dated October 29, said the announcement is in line with: "Article 11 (2) (a) (b) of the New Patriotic Party's constitution which governs the selection of parliamentary candidates." 30 Oct. 10