According to the Election Commission, the by-election for the Kumawu constituency will take place on Tuesday, May 23, 2023,
Upon the unfortunate demise of the constituency’s MP, Philip Basoah, the Kumawu seat became vacant.
Nominations will be accepted at the Commission’s Setwere Kumawu District Office from May 2 to May 5, 2023, between the hours of 9:00 am and 12:00 pm and 2:00 pm and 5:00 pm, respectively.
The National Patriotic Party has approved six candidates for the Kumawu constituency to run for the position.
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.