Northern Regional Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Mohammed Bantima Samba Adam has indicated that he will be absorbing the cost of nomination forms to be sold at the 2,202 polling stations across the Northern Region for all interested persons willing to constest various positions in the upcoming elections.
Chairman pre-finance, as he is affectionately called said this last Saturday, January 29, while speaking on Radio Tamale on an exclusive interview with Abdul Shakur Omae following the announcement by the NPP on the guidelines going into the elections of party executives.
According to him, the current executives of the party have worked diligently in the region hence his decision to pay for the cost of the forms for them.
Mr Samba wished that owing to the hard work, the executives could be allowed to contest unopposed.
He, however stressed that, the NPP is a Democratic Party, hence the need for fair and level playing grounds for all members who want to contest any position in the party.
He has therefore instructed the executives to go for their forms without paying a peswa.
“The cost of Nomination forms for polling station executives is ten Ghana cedis (Ghc10) and the cost for electoral area coordinators nomination forms is twenty Ghana cedis (Ghc 20), so I want to declare that, I will pay for anyone who would want to pick the forms across the region”, Chairman Samba declared.
So far, the NPP has 2, 202 polling station executives across the region, adding that the support will be extended to the 429 area coordinators of the party coming front the 18 constituencies