The New Patriotic Party has fixed Tuesday, April 11, 2023, for nominations to be opened for persons interested in the vacant Kumawu seat to pick their forms.

Nominations will close on 14th April 2023, with the election of a Parliamentary candidate set for Sunday, April 23 for the by-election.

The national executive committee and national council fixed the dates after their meetings on Monday, April 3.

The Party in a press release further said it had “approved detailed Rules and Regulations to govern the conduct of the parliamentary primary election which would be made available to stakeholders. However, Nomination Forms will be available at the Constituency Party Office for purchase.”

The Speaker of Parliament, Alban Bagbin on Friday, March 31 declared the Kumawu Parliamentary seat vacant after the death of the late Member of Parliament, Philip Basoah on March 28, 2023.

The late lawmaker passed on at the Korle-Bu Teaching.