Elections 2020: One person arrested in Effia-Kwesimintsim for obstructing EC officials

Elections 2020: One person arrested in Effia-Kwesimintsim for obstructing EC officials

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One person has been arrested in the Western region in relation to the ongoing general elections across the country, YEN.com.gh can report.

The arrest, which happened at Whindo in the Effia-Kwesimintsim Municipality followed attempts by some residents to stop electoral officers from accessing polling centres in the community, state-owned Daily Graphic reported.

Elections 2020: One person arrested in Western region
Elections 2020: One person arrested in Western region Source: UGC
Source: UGC

The action of the residents was triggered by the terrible nature of their road, the outlet said.

Meanwhile, President Akufo-Addo called on electorates to call on their friends and family members to vote for him.

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Series of polls published ahead of the elections tipped him to win the presidential elections.

The survey by the political science department of the University of Ghana projected the incumbent president to be retained with about 51 percent of the valid votes cast.

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He pledged on Friday, December 4, 2020, pledged to accept the outcome of the country’s general elections.

Meanwhile, Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has voted in the ongoing 2020 elections.

He voted at the Kperiga D/A Primary School polling station in Walewale in the Northern Region.

In a video sighted by YEN.com.gh, he was spotted together with other individuals going to cast his vote and subsequently going through the process to cast his vote.

Speaking to the media after casting his vote, he encouraged all Ghanaians to come out in their numbers to exercise their franchise.

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