#GFAElections2019: Presidential and RFA aspirants need endorsement from 5 members to contest

The Normalization Committee have declared that Presidential and RFA aspirants will need endorsement from 5 members to contest the upcoming elections.

This is in accordance with the new GFA Statutes and Regulations set out for the 2019 GFA Elections.

Per a statement on the GFA’s website, the Congress to elect the President as well as the swearing in ceremony will be held on Friday, October, 25.

While opening of nomination is scheduled for Monday, September 16 to Friday, September 20, vetting of qualified candidates will take place from September 26 to October 1.

Regional FA elections are set to be conducted on October 18 across the various regional capitals ahead of the GFA Presidential elections

“Presidential and RFA Chairman aspirants must present declarations of support from at least five members. Being proposed as a candidate by a member shall be understood as a declaration of support.

Each member may only present declaration of support for only one candidate. If a member presents declaration of support for more than one candidate all of his declarations shall become invalid.

Aspirants for the Executive Council must present declaration of support from one member. Being proposed as a candidate by a member shall be understood as a declaration of support. Each member may only present declaration of support for only one candidate. If a member presents declaration of support for more than one candidate all of his declarations shall become invalid”

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