Mr Ekwow Spio Garbrah has submitted his nomination forms for the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) flagbearer contest. He presented the forms Tuesday evening and instead of paying the Gh¢300,000 filing fee, MrSpio Garbrah overpaid it by Gh¢5000 to bring it to a total of Gh¢305,000.
This was to demonstrate that he was capable of paying the filing fee contrary to public perception that he was “broke.”
Mr Spio Garbrah was among the aspirants who protested the initial ¢400,000 filing fee and even when it was reduced to Gh¢300,000, they sent a second petition asking that the fee should be reduced further to Gh¢150,000.
Following this, some had concluded that he was broke and could not pay.