Election 2020: Ballot papers tampered with at Awutu Senya; Akufo-Addo's photo cut off

Election 2020: Ballot papers tampered with at Awutu Senya; Akufo-Addo's photo cut off

- An EC official has been accused of tampering with ballot papers at Awutu Senya West

- The EC official is said to have issued presidential ballot papers by tearing away Akufo-Addo's photos

- NPP' MP for the are, George Andah, has lodged a protest against the official's conduct

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An Electoral Commission (EC) official at the Awutu Senya constituency in the Central region has been accused of tampering with ballot papers.

According to a report YEN.com.gh monitored on Joy News TV, the EC official had issued presidential ballot sheets without President Nana Akufo-Addo's section.

Joy News TV's Kofi Agyei indicated that two people were issued those ballot sheets without Akufo-Addo's image which had been left in the booklet.

Election 2020: Ballot papers tampered with at Awutu Senya; Akufo-Addo's photo cut off

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The NPP's Member of Parliament (MP) for Awutu Senya West indicated his attention was drawn to the matter by party agents.

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For him, it was a serious issue because he deemed it a deliberate ploy by the EC official to give the advantage of NPP's number on the campaign n to the NDC ballot.

Meanwhile, President Nana Akufo-Addo has cast his vote in the 2020 elections at the Rock of Ages School polling station around 10:00 am.

The president was accompanied by his wife, First Lady Rebecca Akufo-Addo.

Earlier, the vice president and running mate of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Dr Mahamadu Bawumia cast his vote in the ongoing 2020 elections.

He joined the process to exercise his franchise at Kperiga D/A Primary School polling station in Walewale.

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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In a related development, the flagbearer of the National Democratic Congress, NDC, John Dramani Mahama has cast his vote at Bole in the Upper East region.

After casting his votes, he was surrounded by some residents at the centre, chanting and cheering the 'Mahama afa' mantra, indicating he had won the polls in advance.

Speaking to the media after casting his votes, he noted how effective the COVID-19 protocols put in place were.

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