The Elections Committee of the Ghana Journalists’ Association (GJA) wishes to inform members that nominations of candidates for the 2017 elections have been rescheduled to open from Thursday, February 16 and close on Monday, February 27, 2017.

Positions to be contested for and filing fees are as follows;

National Executives


  •     President                                      GH¢ 1000.00
  •     Vice President                                   GH¢ 800.00
  •     General Secretary                           GH¢ 800.00
  •     Organizing Secretary                      GH¢ 500.00
  •     Treasurer                                            GH¢ 500.00
  •      Public Affairs Officer                      GH¢ 500.00

    Regional Executives

The filing fees for Regional Chairpersons will be GH¢500.00 each (Five hundred Ghana cedis). All other regional branch positions will attract filing fee of GH¢300.00 each (Three hundred Ghana Cedis).

Nomination forms may be obtained from the GJA website:

Payment of filing fees should be made to: Ghana Journalists’ Association, National Investment Bank (NIB), Osu, Accra. Account No: 100110037001.

Completed forms and receipt covering payment should be submitted to the GJA Elections Committee on or before Tuesday, 7th March 2017.

Address: GJA Elections Committee, c/o Ghana Journalists’ Association,  P.O. Box GP 4636 Accra.

The elections will be held on Friday, March 31, 2017 from 9:00 am to 4:00pm at designated polling stations to be announced later.


Ben Assorow

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