Aseidu Nketiah and EC boss Jean Mensa clash at IPAC meeting (Audio)

Aseidu Nketiah and EC boss Jean Mensa clash at IPAC meeting (Audio)

- Chairperson of the EC, Jean Mensa and the General Secretary of the National Democratic Congress, Johnson Asiedu Nketia, engaged in a brawl

- The agenda for the meeting was stated by the EC Chair as updates on the coming referendum on the election of District Chief Executives

General Secretary of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Johnson Asiedu Nketia clashed with the Chairperson of the Electoral Commission during last Thursday, April 25, 2019 Inter Party Advisory Committee (IPAC) meeting.

The two were reportedly engaged in some heated exchanges after disagreeing on certain issues.

Mr. Nketia and Jean Mensa were said to have been engaged in a war of words over the referendum on the election of District Chief Executives (DCEs).

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The NDC General Secretary is reported to have asked why the EC has failed to upgrade its bio-metric verification machines for the elections and if the Commission has already gone to parliament to seek a budgetary appropriation.

In response, Jean Mensa said the EC owes no explanation to any political party, adding that it was cost effective for the commission to acquire new machines than to upgrade the old ones.

The report suggests the EC boss’ response did not sit well with Mr. Nketia, which led to the exchanges.

He reportedly laughed sarcastically, stressing that in his estimation the question he asked did not require the EC boss to deliver “thesis”.

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Source: Yen News

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