Dr Ekow Spio Garbrah, a Presidential aspirant will be sent to an ophthalmic optician to check if he is truly visually impaired, says the General Secretary of the National Democratic Congress (NDC).
Dr Spio Garbrah speaking to the media after announcement of the filing fees said “many of us are disabled but are not aware. Everybody is disabled in one way or form”
According to him, “speaking for myself, I am visually impaired and totally fall into that category”
Asiedu Nketia popularly known as General Mosquito in an interview on Peace FM morning show Kokrokoo, Friday says he is not an optician to confirm whether or not the former Trades and Industry Minister is blind and that “I will go to the Disabled association to find out if his (Spio) number is there….but I am not a doctor; we would have to go to the hospital to verify”
The National Democratic Congress, NDC, has set January 19, 2019, for its Presidential primaries, and nomination forms for the aspirants will cost GHc 20,000, while the filing fee will cost GHc 400,000.
The filing fee for women and persons with disabilities was pegged at GHc 200,000 while that for men has been pegged at 400,000.