The governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) has extended the deadline for submitting proxy applications in the next presidential electoral college elections to Saturday, August 5, 2023.
The presidential election commission noted in a statement that the deadline was extended because several prospective applicants requested extra time to meet the requirements.
“The Presidential Elections Committee of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) wishes to inform all stakeholders in the forthcoming Presidential Electoral College Elections that the deadline for the submission of proxy applications has been extended to Saturday, August 5, 2023 at 10:00am. This decision is based on some concerns raised by prospective applicants. It is hoped that the extension will provide prospective applicants ample time to be able to comply with the requirements. For the purpose of clarity, it is further emphasized that; 1. A proxy applicant should show proof of ABSENCE and or inability to vote in person,” the secretary of the presidential committee of NPP, William Yamoah said.
Read the full statement below