The Electoral Commission(EC) of Ghana has cleared 12 candidates to contest the 2020 Presidential elections in December.
This was announced by the Chairperson of the Commission, Jean Adukwei Mensa today October 19, 2020.
Those cleared are; President Nana Akufo-Addo of the NPP and former President John Mahama of the NDC.
The rest are Madam Akua Donkor of GFP, Dr. Henry Lartey of GCPP, Dr. Hassan Ayariga of APC, Nana Konadu Agyeman-Rawlings of NDP, Mr. Ivor Kobina Greenstreet of CPP, Brigitte Dzogbenuku of the PPP; Mr. Alfred Kwame Asiedu Walker, an independent aspirant and Reverend Christian Kwabena Andrew (Osofo Kyiri Abosom) of GUM.
The rest are Mr. David Apasera of the PNC and Mr. Kofi Akpaloo of the LPG.
Meanwhile, five aspirants who were hoping to be on the ballot paper have been disqualified by the commission.
Those disqualified are Kofi Koranteng, Marricke Kofi Gane, Akwasi Odike, Kwesi Busumburu and Agyenim Boateng.