Eight people have picked nomination forms to contest the upcoming parliamentary primaries towards the by-election for the Ayawaso West Wuogon constituency.
Popular Ghanaian actor John Dumelo is contesting the race with seven others.
The remaining seven other candidates are 2016 parliamentary candidate, Delali Kwasi Brempong; Mr. Ekow Acquah; Mr. Ewoenam Y.A. Attiolokpo and Madam CAthering Abrokwa Mante.
The others are Alhaji Isaah Kamara and Kojo Twum Boafo and Madam Dela Salassie.
The cost of nomination forms and filing fees was GH¢1,000 and GH¢10,000 respectively, with a 50 per cent discount on the filing fees for women and persons with disability.
The party has set 28th of December for the primaries ahead of the by-election which will be held in January 2019.
The by-election has been necessitated by the death of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) MP, Emmanuel Agyarko.