President Akufo-Addo has urged the Electoral Commission to ensure a free and fair election on December 7, 2020.
The President is seeking a second term in office after defeating John Mahama in the 2016 election by about a million vote margin.
He submitted his nomination forms at the EC headquarters and urged the EC to organize a free and fair elections.
“What the Ghanaian people are expecting is that the election of December will be an election that will is conducted in peace, in freedom, in security and in transparency so that the results of the election will reflect the will of the Ghanaian people. Elections are not meant to be decided by you, or the officials that work for you. You are the referees in the contest.”
The President was accompanied by Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia.
The forms were received by the Returning Officer, Jean Mensa.
Receiving the nomination forms, the Chairperson of the EC, Jean Mensa, disclosed that two vetting teams have been set up to audit the nomination forms of all the aspirants for later confirmation.
The Electoral Commission started receiving nomination forms from presidential and parliamentary aspirants from yesterday, Monday, October 5, 2020. The exercise is expected to end on October 9.
Former President and flagbearer of the National Democratic Congress, John Dramani Mahama is expected to present his nomination forms on Wednesday.