EC extends nomination period for Mfantseman Constituency

Following the death of the incumbent Member of Parliament for Mfantseman Constituency, Ekow Kwansah Hayford, the Electoral Commission has announced an extension in receiving nomination from persons who are interested in contesting for the parliamentary seat.

The EC has noted that it will receive nominations from the constituency on Tuesday October 20 and Wednesday October 21,2020.

In a statement issued by the Commission, the extension of nomination was in connection with the Regulations 13, Sub regulation 4 of Public Elections Regulations 2020, (C.I 127) “where at the close of nominations, but before the elections a candidate dies, a further period of ten days shall be allowed for nominations.”

The EC has also indicated that the Returning Officer shall receive the nominations between the hours of 7:00am and 5:00pm.

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