The New Patriotic Party (NPP) has approved the timelines for holding a parliamentary primary election at Manhyia South.

This follows the nomination of the incumbent Member of Parliament (MP) of the constituency, Dr Matthew Opoku Prempeh as the party’s running mate for the 2024 general elections.

The General Secretary of the NPP, Justin Frimpong Kodua in a statement issued on Friday said nominations will be opened on Monday, July 8, 2024, and close nomination on Tuesday, July 9, 2024.

He said the election will be held on Sunday, July 14, 2024.

“An aspiring parliamentary candidate (APC) shall procure nominations forms after the payment of a non-refundable applicating fee of GH 3000 in bankers draft in favour of the NPP national headquarters, Accra.”

“To successfully file the nomination, an APC shall pay a non-refundable filing fee of gh35,000 in bankers draft in favour of the NPP, Headquarters, Accra,” he stated.

Mr Kodua however indicated that women, youth and persons with disabilities (PWDs) will receive a 50% rebate o the filing fees.

“This means they will be required to pay a non-refundable filing fee of GH17,500. To ensure clarity, we define a youth as an individual between the ages of 18 and 40,” he added.

The NPP General Secretary further noted that no individual shall be denied access to purchase nomination forms.