We have sacked & arrested officials tampering with ballot papers - EC confirms

We have sacked & arrested officials tampering with ballot papers - EC confirms

- EC has confirmed that some of its officials have tampered with the ballot papers before handing over to voters

- Voters were handed incomplete ballot papers at Awutu Senya West and Bawku Central Constituencies

- It is reported that the suspected officials responsible have been identified, sacked and arrested

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The Electoral Commission of Ghana has confirmed reports of some officials tampering with the ballot papers before handing over to the electorate for voting.

In an update issued by the EC titled, "alleged cases of tampering with presidential ballot papers", it is indicated that the suspected officials have been identified, fired and arrested.

The press release also confirmed rumours that the incident that saw voters being handed incomplete ballot boxes took place at Awutu Senya West and Bawku Central Constituencies.

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Ghanaian voters head to the polls today [Monday], December 7, 2020, to cast their ballots to elect a president and 275 legislators to represent them in parliament.

Over 17 million voters are expected to take part in the December 7 election, having endured a challenging year due to the raging coronavirus pandemic.

The leading front runners in the 2020 polls are incumbent President Nana Akufo-Addo, representing the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP), and the presidential candidate of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), John Dramani Mahama.

We have identified & sacked officials tampering with ballot papers - EC confirms
We have identified & sacked officials tampering with ballot papers - EC confirms Credit: UGC Source: Twitter
Source: UGC

In other news, parliamentary candidate for the Ayawaso West Wuogon Constituency on the ticket of the NDC, John Dumelo, has decided to seek the face of God for intervention in his political race.

In a report gathered by celebritiesbuzz.com.gh, it is indicated that the actor and politician was seen on Snapchat reading a Bible prayerfully.

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