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Some officials of the Electoral Commission in the Ashanti region are reportedly asking electorates to vote for the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP).
The opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) alleged on Monday, December 7, 2020, that personnel of the commission in the Adansi Asokwa and other constituencies were trapping voters to vote for the NPP.
Citing the Ashanti regional secretary of the NDC, Kwame Zu, Starrfm.com.gh reported that some voters in Ejisu were also handed already thumb printed ballot papers “to drop in the ballot boxes.”
In a separate development, the NDC in the Greater Accra region alleged officials of the elections management body in the Klottey Korle Constituency allowed one security personnel to vote multiple times.
According to the party’s regional chairman, Ade Coker, the said personnel, voted in the special voting exercise held on Tuesday, December 1, 2020.
At least 109,557 persons took part in that exercise held at 311 centres across the country.
In an earlier, YEN.com.gh report, one person had been arrested in the Western region in relation to the ongoing general elections across the country.
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.
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