MPs forced EC Commissioners to sit together

MPs forced EC Commissioners to sit together

- EC boss, Mrs Osei has cited her deputies, Mr Sulley and Mrs. Amankwaa, for various acts of financial malfeasance and breach of procedure

- The EC chair and her six deputies on Wednesday appeared before Parliament

It has been revealed that the chairperson of the Electoral Commission (EC), Charlotte Osei and the other commissioners who appeared before parliament on Wednesday, July 26 where forced to sit together.

According to the Deputy Majority Chief Whip and the MP for Kpandai, Mathew Nyindam when the EC officials came to the House the MPs raised concern about the sitting arrangement.

MPs forced EC Commissioners to sit together

EC chairperson, Charlotte Osei (left) and Amadu Sulley (right)

Yesterday[Wednesday], for instance, when they came to the house, we the MPs had to raise issues with their sitting arrangements. We forced them to come and sit close to each other.

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By and large the encounter has given Ghanaians the opportunity to know what is happening at the commission,” he told Class FM.

The MP for Kpandai added that the Commissioners needed to show a united front. “We all know that you are not supposed to be friends before you can work together, you will always disagree on issues, but you disagree to agree, and, so, although Charlotte Osei and the other commissioners may be having problems, we expected them to show a united force in parliament.

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The EC Chairperson, Ms Charlotte Osei has been on a warpath with two of her deputies leading to some friction and internal wrangling at the commission.

The three persons involved in the blame game accuse each other of administrative incompetence and blatant breaches of financial regulations.

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Source: Yen.com.gh

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