Police officers clash with EC officials in Tema West over special voting problems

Police officers clash with EC officials in Tema West over special voting problems

According to media reports, there was a clash between three police officers and officials of the Electoral Commission at a polling station in the Tema West Constituency.

The altercations between the parties was as result of the officers' names not being captured in the electoral register for the special voting.

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A police officer, Mr Albert Amofa Adade, who claimed to have registered at Sakumono in the constituency labelled the EC officials as incompetent when his name was not found on the list.

Mr Isaac Asamoah, the Presiding Officer at Tema Community 8 police station explaining the process to the special voters

Mr Isaac Asamoah, the Presiding Officer at Tema Community 8 police station explaining the process to the special voters

Another officer, a female, then stated that there would be a commotion if her name was not captured in the register.

Police officers clash with EC officials in Tema West over special voting problems

Police officers clash with EC officials in Tema West over special voting problems

The Deputy Returning Officer for the Constituency, Mr Roger Klu told journalists that the various district commanders were asked to submit the names of officers to partake in the exercise, as such, if some names have been omitted from the list, it only meant that the names might have been excluded by the commanders and not the EC.

"We gave the supplementary list of special voters to the police to check for the names of their personnel before subsequently submitting back to the EC, so it would not be the fault of the EC", Mr Klu said.

In all 880 registered voters are expected to cast their ballot at the centre.

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