The National Council of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) has disclosed that only members of the National Executive Council of the party will vote in its September 2 run-off between Boakye Agyarko and Francis Addai-Nimoh.
The decision was reached after a national council meeting of the party on Wednesday, August 30, 2023.
There was a dilemma as to whether the party should go back to all the 961 members of the super delegates to partake in the run-off as both candidates attained 9 votes each in the August 26 polls.
Some stakeholders within the party hoped one of the two would step down for the other, but that did not happen.
The National Council met on the matter on Wednesday and concluded that the run-off should be held but not all the 961 delegates will take part in the polls on September 2.
Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia won the super delegates conference with a total of 629 votes, representing 68.15% of the vote.
Assin Central MP Kennedy Agyapong came in second with 132 votes, or 14.30% while former Trade Minister Alan Kyerematen placed third with 95 votes, or 10.29%.
The New Patriotic Party disclosed that a run-off will be held on Saturday, September 2, to decide the fate of Boakye Agyarko and Francis Addai-Nimoh after both presidential candidates secured nine (9) votes each in the New Patriotic Party (NPP) presidential race organised on Saturday, August 26.