- 61 instances of electoral violence that have led to 5 deaths have been recorded nationwide
- Ghana has been known for successfully conducting general elections in complete peace
- It is hoped that the perpetrators of the violent activities will be brought to book
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Dozens of cases of electoral violence have been recorded during and after 2020 general presidential and parliamentary elections held on December 7, 2020.
According to a report on Citi TV monitored by YEN.com.gh, it is indicated that a total of 61 cases of violence leading to the death of five people have been reported nationwide.
This is a dent on the peaceful nature and history Ghana's elections have had since the beginning of the fourth republic in the year 1992.
It is strongly hoped that perpetrators of such actions will be apprehended and effectively dealt with to serve as a deterrent to other people on similar ploys in the future.
Also, the chairperson of the electoral commission of Ghana, Jean Mensah's leadership saw a moment of praying to God for his intervention in proceedings before and after addressing the press.
This all-important spiritual activity was carried out on the midnight of December 8, 2020, when Jean Mensah addressed the press on when to expect official declaration from the EC.
The event preceded and concluded with prayers saw Jean indicate that the result will be declared later and the day and apologize for the delay thus far.
In other news, photos that are fast going viral on social media show former president John Dramani Mahama monitoring closely his chances of winning Ghana's 2020 December elections.
The images sighted by YEN.com.gh on the personal Facebook handle of Dominic Sagoe shows Mamaha in what appears to be NDC strong room.
John Dramani Mahama earlier addressed the press, encouraging his people to be vigilant and be reassured that the victory of the NDC is highly possible.
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