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Kumawu by-election slated for May 23

The Kumawu constituency by-election will take place on Tuesday, May 23, 2023, according to the Electoral Commission.

Philip Basoah, the constituency’s member of parliament, passed away, leaving the Kumawu seat vacant.

Nominations will be accepted at the Setwere Kumawu District Office of the Commission from May 2 through May 5, 2023, between the hours of 9:00 am to 12:00 pm and 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm each day, according to a release from the EC.

The New Patriotic Party has granted permission to six candidates to run for the Kumawu parliamentary seat.

The NPP has set Sunday, April 23, 2023, to select a candidate ahead of the by-election at Kumawu.

Those who have picked the forms on the ticket of the NPP are the current Director of Health Promotion at the Ghana Health Services (GHS), Dr Aboagye Dacosta; a former Member of Parliament (MP) for Kumawu, Opanyin Yaw Baah; Obaapa Ama Serwaa, Ernest Anim, Dr Philip Yaw Barnor, Edward Kofi Osei, Kwame Appiah Kubi and Owusu Bempah.

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