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Electoral Commission declares that it is now permissible to oversee NDC primaries.


The Electoral Commission of Ghana has announced that it will resume its oversight of the National Democratic Congress’ (NDC) presidential and parliamentary primaries. This comes after Dr. Kwabena Duffuor and Mr. Edgar Asamoah Boateng withdrew their application for an interlocutory injunction to stop the Electoral Commission from conducting the primaries scheduled for May 13, 2023.

The EC stated that legal barriers have been removed, allowing them to supervise the NDC Primaries. The commission has already met with the NDC leadership to finalize election arrangements, ensuring a credible and transparent process. The EC reiterated its commitment to upholding transparency and accountability in conducting the primaries and strengthening Ghana’s democratic fabric.

The NDC is set to elect presidential and parliamentary candidates ahead of the 2024 general elections on Saturday. The threat of an injunction nearly disrupted the party’s plans, but the plaintiffs withdrew the suit on Friday morning. The General Secretary of the party has stated that the NDC is committed to working with the EC to ensure a successful primary

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