The New Patriotic Party (NPP) has denied reports that the party has rescheduled the date for its parliamentary primaries.
A statement making the rounds on social media, which was published by some news websites, suggested that the governing party has rescheduled its primaries following the Electoral Commission’s announcement that it shall begin the compilation of a new register of voters on 18 April 2020, and that the party’s National Executive Committee (NEC) is expected to meet in the course of the week to agree on a new date for the primaries.
But the NPP, in a statement signed by its General Secretary, Mr John Boadu, said no such decision has been taken.
“It is also not on the table for consideration. The statement is, therefore, a blatant falsehood and has no basis. Accordingly, the party entreats the general public to disregard it,” the statement said.
The NPP emphasised that the date for the party’s parliamentary and presidential primaries still remains 25 April 2020, and that, any communication to the contrary should be treated with all the contempt it deserves.