The New Patriotic Party (NPP) has planned to hold Parliamentary primaries in areas where it has sitting Members of Parliament on April 25, 2020.

The party had initially planned to organise the primaries on January 12, 2020, but some MPs complained that the time was too short for them to be able to campaign.

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Besides, they argued that it was also going to give an advantage to their opponents to be on the ground to campaign against them whilst Parliament would be in session between October and January 12 and they would be in Parliament.

Following an emergency Council of Elders meeting on Monday [October 21, 2019] the party agreed with the position of the sitting MPs and decided to move the primaries to April 25, 2020.

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