Flagbearer hopefuls for the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Boakye-Agyarko and Addai-Nimoh set to battle out for 5th position in run-off election scheduled to occur on Saturday, September 2, 2023.
Both candidates secured nine (9) votes each in the New Patriotic Party (NPP) presidential race organised on Saturday to shortlist five candidates for the ultimate on November 4, 2023.
The nine votes each means a tie at the 5th position.
The Elections Committee of the NPP has therefore decided that there will be a run-off between the two – Boakye Agyarko and Francis Addai Nimoh next Saturday, September 2, 2023.
Professor Mike Oquaye, Chairman of the Elections Committee has explained that the race for breaking the tie will go ahead unless one candidate decide to step aside.
Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, the Vice President led Saturday’s shortlisting exercise followed by Ken Agyapong, Alan Kwadwo Kyerematen and Dr Owusu Afriyie Akoto.
After the Electoral Commission presented the final results to the Elections Committee of the NPP a few minutes to 4pm, Professor Mike Oquaye , the chairman of the committee explained the way forward.