With few more days to the opening of nomination period for the Presidential primaries of the New Patriotic Party, Some supporters have declared their intention to paying for the cost of picking of nomination forms for their preferred candidate, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, Vice president of the republic of Ghana and Flagbearer aspirant hopeful of the NPP in the upcoming Presidential primaries.
The Bawumia Fun Club (BFC) group, led by Mr. Eric Kwabena Twumasi Ankra as Chairman, in addressing the media in Ashanti region showed the said amount to cameras and supporters as he stated that once Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has shown the interest in contesting for the flagbearership position in the NPP, their group, Bawumia Fun Club (BFC), shall do everything within their power to securing the flagbearership position for the current Vice President. Therefore, their commitment to paying for his nomination forms when the stated time for opening of nomination begins. The GHS 50.000.00 is an initial cost of payment for picking of nomination forms in the NPP by all aspirant hopefuls who wants to contest in the upcoming Presidential primaries with a total amount of GHS 350.000.00 likely to be the entire cost of picking and filling of nomination in the NPP this time round.
” We are aware that all the NPP party executives are at Kumawu as we speak, we are willing to meet our party executives on Wednesday at Kumawu party’s office to present the amount of GHS50.000.00 as nomination fee for Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia even before the stipulated time.”
” We have seen his competence and humble nature as Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has opened our eyes the NPP party on election processes, so we believe that all grass root members will be at peace when he is given the opportunity to lead the party in 2024,” he added.
The nomination period for the Presidential primaries would begin on Friday, May 26 and end on Saturday, June 24, 2023.