The Electoral Commission of Ghana has expressed confidence in measures it has put in place to prevent any form of rigging in this year’s Presidential and Parliamentary elections.
Chairperson of the Commission, Jean Mensa said it is impossible for anyone to manipulate the 2020 elections. She said the processes put in place for the conduct of the 2020 elections is so stringent that no one can manipulate the polls.
Speaking at the launch of the 2020 Agent of Peace Campaign by the Church of Pentecost in Accra, EC boss Jean Mensa said political parties must join the commission to educate citizens on the activities of the EC.
“Though the impression is often created that the EC takes decisions on its own, this is not the case. There is a tendency for citizens to believe that the Electoral Commission can manipulate the elections, I am here to announce that this is impossible. Political parties, therefore, must join hands with us to educate the citizens on the operations and activities of the EC.”
Meanwhile, Dr Serebour Quaicoe, Director of Elections at the EC said as at September 25 they have identified 17,000 missing names from the provisional register.
He said they are working to include all the missing names in the register.
According to him, after the exhibition exercise, they will have one month to rectify all the anomalies.