- The incumbent NPP is offering free transportation for voters
- Posters from the party headquarters shows a shuttle service from 5 to 8 am
- Busing has become a norm in Ghana’s electioneering season
The campaign for votes has ended. Political parties are now channeling their energies on championing huge voter turnout on Monday’s elections.
Call it vote buying, some political parties like the New Patriotic Party (NPP) are busing voters and supporters to their various polling stations ahead of voting on Monday.
Yen.com.gh cited a poster from the camp of the NPP indicating free transportation across the country.
Stakes are so high for both candidates. A win for Akufo Addo will virtually retire John Dramani Mahama in his ambition for the presidency.
A win for John Mahama will also make Akufo Addo the first President in the history of the NPP to be a one-term president.
The University of Ghana department of political science, in a recent poll, declared President Akufo Addo as the probable winner of the 2020 elections.
John Mahama of the NDC rubbished the poll stating he is still confident of emerging victorious.
Ahead of the polls on Monday, December 7, The Election security task force, estimated at 6000 personnel, has been deployed across the country ahead of the polls on Monday.
Ghana has been praised across the world for peaceful elections since the 4th Republic. The country has often been set aside as a reference point of successful elections and peaceful transition of power.
To this end, international and local election observers are looking out for “the peaceful Ghana we all know”.
The Ghana Police Service says voters who come over the polling station with party branded face masks will not be allowed to vote.
Public relations officer of the Ghana Police Service, explained this is part of measures to keep the election process safe.
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