Abuakwa North by-election following the murder of MP J B Danquah-Adu on February 9 at his home in Accra is set Tuesday March 29, 2016 for the

The Electoral Commission said it would conduct the by-election in accordance with Article 112(5) of the Constitution, as amended.

The EC said nominations would be opened on Tuesday March 1 and Wednesday March 2 at the District Office of the Commission at Tafo in the Eastern Region, from 9:00am to 12:00noon and 2:00pm to 5:00pm both days.

Nomination forms may be obtained from the District Office or the Regional Office of the Commission at Koforidua, it said in a statement signed by Deputy Chairman in charge of operations, Amadu Sulley.

Candidates for the election shall provide two recent photographs (bust) with red background, showing the full face and both ears.

The filing fee for the election is One Thousand Ghana Cedis (GH¢1,000.00). The EC said all interested candidates and political parties were to take note and be guided accordingly.