Saturday , October 31 2020

“EC DOES NOT RESPECT STAKEHOLDERS”_PPP COMMUNICATION DIRECTOR

Director of Communication for the Progressive People’s Party. Mr. Felix Mantey has stated that, the current Electoral Commission of Ghana led by Mrs. Jean Mensa does not respect the views of stakeholders who matter in electoral processes.

According to Mr. Mantey PPP has received a lot of infractions from the ongoing voter’s register exhibition exercise which started on the 18th September 2020, he indicated that some of the voters cannot find their names in the provisional register which was compile some months ago, Again some voters’ gender and pictures have been changed to mean different personality.

Speaking in an interview on Pink fm 96.9 Morning show Omanba Kasa, Mr. Mantey said “the current EC does not respect we the stakeholders, we complained during the registration exercise, the EC did not listen to us, we all saw what happened during that exercise and lives were lost. Voter exhibition is ongoing and many people cannot find their names there, finally look at the filling fee, which of the stakeholders did the Jean Mensa administration consulted before coming out with that figure” he queried

Over the weekend 2020 flagbearer of PPP, Ms. Brigitte Dzogbenuku stated that, if she wins the elections, broader consultation will be done with regards to the appointment of Electoral Commission chair and deputies. Ms. Dzobgenuku indicated the she is not enthused about the fact a sitting President will appoint a referee to oversee an election he is also contesting.

Ms Dzogbenuku, who was running mate to PPP’s Presidential candidate Dr. Papa Kwesi Ndoum, in the 2016 elections. Was acclaimed and endorsed by the party at a ceremony in Accra last Saturday as its 2020 flagbearer.

 

Story by Sir. Kaas/pinkfmonline

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