Never in my life have I ever seen an incompetent EC boss like Jean Mensa – UCC lecturer

Never in my life have I ever seen an incompetent EC boss like Jean Mensa – UCC lecturer

- A lecturer at UCC has quizzed the EC on their decision to compile a new voter registration amid the COVID-19 fight.

- Jonathan Asante Okyere said he has never in his life seen such an incompetent Electoral Commissioner before

- Asante Okyere added that probably the lack of common sense could be the only reason why the operations of the Electoral Commission are being affected

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A Political Science lecturer at the University of Cape Coast, Jonathan Asante Okyere has quizzed the EC on their decision to compile a new voter registration amid the COVID-19 fight.

According to him, he has never in his life seen such an incompetent Electoral Commissioner before.

Speaking in an interview on Onua FM, he described the decision by the EC to use the Ghana card and passport as the required documents for the registration as “voodoo logic”.

Never in my life have I ever seen an incompetent EC boss like Jean Mensa – UCC lecturer

Chairman of Electoral Commission, Jean Adukwei Mensah Source: UGC
Source: UGC

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“In all my life being social and political, I have never seen an incompetent Electoral Commissioner like Jean Mensa,” he said.

Asante Okyere added that probably the lack of common sense could be the only reason why the operations of the Electoral Commission is being affected.

He noted that the EC’s position in allowing people to vouch for others, who are without NIA cards and Passports, would create the avenue for people to demand for money in guaranteeing, making it possible for foreigners to get registered which could compromise the integrity of the register.

The UCC lecturer, however, admonished the Chair of the Commission, Madam Jean Mensa, to tread cautiously because the path she has chosen could be detrimental to Ghana’s democracy.

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In other news, the Electoral Commission of Ghana is set to begin the compilation of new voters' register in June, to make way for the December 2020 polls, according to the NPP’s General Secretary, John Boadu.

The New Patriotic Party (NPP) official told journalists about the EC’s latest decision after an Inter-Party Advisory Committee (IPAC) meeting with political parties in Accra on Wednesday, May 27, 2020.

The EC held the IPAC meeting with political parties at its headquarters to discuss matters and issues regarding the upcoming presidential and parliamentary polls.

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