“Analysis of NPP Aspirants’ Justification for Inclusion in Super Delegates Conference”

NPP Super Delegates Conference held at Koforidua.

NPP Super Delegates Conference: Aspirants Justify Inclusion on Saturday


The New Patriotic Party (NPP) is nearing the end of its intense race to determine the party’s leader for the upcoming 2024 presidential election. As part of this process, the party will hold the Super Delegates Conference on Saturday, where the 10 aspirants will be whittled down to five. This conference will set the stage for the crucial national conference on November 4, 2023, when the party’s flag bearer for the 2024 general election will be chosen.


Unveiling the Aspirants:

NPP Super Delegates Conference

The race for the NPP’s flag bearer position includes prominent figures such as Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, former Trades and Industry Minister Alan John Kwadwo Kyerematen, and Member of Parliament for Assin Central Kennedy Ohene Agyapong, among others. NPP Super Delegates ConferenceThese candidates have been actively campaigning across the country, showcasing their abilities to revitalize the Ghanaian economy, oversee the nation’s development, and put an end to the recurring eight-year governance alternation between the NPP and the National Democratic Congress (NDC). Additionally, they have emphasized their competence, commitment to nationalism, and dedication to garnering support from all Ghanaians.NPP Super Delegates Conference

The Selection Process:

The selection process for the five aspirants will consider various factors, including the aspirants’ messages and contributions to the party, their overall appeal, and their ability to secure a victory in the 2024 general election. Ethnic and religious backgrounds will also play a crucial role, as Ghanaian citizens have experienced the governance of both the NPP and the opposition NDC over the past eight years.

Delegates and voting: NPP’s Super Delegates Conference

The NPP super delegate conference, a total of 956 delegates are expected to cast their votes in the Super Delegates Conference. These delegates comprise members of the National Council, National and Regional Executive Committees, Members of Parliament, and representatives from the party’s special organs, namely Youth, Women, and Nasara. Additionally, past national officers, representatives from every branch, and founding members are eligible to participate, along with card-bearing ministers. According to Article 13 (2) 2 of the party’s constitution, each delegate is entitled to one vote.

Crucial Guidelines:

NPP Super Delegates Conference
former Speaker of Parliament Professor Aaron Mike Oquaye.

To ensure a fair and transparent election, the NPP has established a Presidential Elections Committee, chaired by former Speaker of Parliament Professor Aaron Mike Oquaye. This committee, along with the Electoral Commission (EC) and the Ghana Police Service, will oversee the process. The committee has introduced various guidelines, including the prohibition of aspirants from appointing government officials as their agents as well as the restriction of delegates from bringing phones and photographic gadgets to the voting screen. The use of complex serial numbers on the ballot will prevent tracing ballots back to voters, while influencers and intimidating individuals will be denied access to the voting centers.

NPP Super Delegates Conference.


The NPP’s Super Delegates Conference on Saturday marked a crucial step in the party’s journey towards selecting its flag bearer for the 2024 general election. With a pool of 10 aspirants competing for the position, the conference aims to narrow down the candidates to five, considering their messages, contributions, and potential to lead the party and the nation. The selection process is expected to take into account their competence, overall appeal, and ability to secure a victory in the upcoming election. Through a transparent and regulated voting process, the NPP seeks to ensure a democratic and inclusive representation of its members’ voices.


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