NPP petitions Ghana security to boycott Dec. 7 elections

NPP petitions Ghana security to boycott Dec. 7 elections

Ashanti regional chairman of the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP), Bernard Antwi Boasiako, also known as Chairman Wontumi is petitioning security forces across the country to boycott their polls ahead of the election day.

NPP petitions Ghana security to boycott Dec. elections

Chairman Wontumi

The controversial NPP firebrand justifies his statement stating that security officers need to protest the their "frustration" and "disenfranchisement" during the special voting process today, Dec, 1.

“With what is happening right now, if they don’t take care and decide to rig the polls for the NDC, I, Chairman Wontumi, say, we will not accept the results today or tomorrow. [If they dare], violence will break out in Ghana,” he warned during a visit to the Central Police Station in Kumasi where he had visited some polling stations to observe the special voting exercise

Meanwhile, the EC is assuring affected voters of a chance to cast their ballot ahead of the elections. The EC in a statement signed by the public relations officer, Eric Dzakpasu states that the commission is “fully aware of the challenges some of them[voters] are facing at the various polling stations with the special voters list.The Commission is working with the hierarchy of the security agencies to resolve the challenges as soon as possible.”

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