The electoral commission of Ghana led by its chairperson Mrs Jean Mensah has sacked 3 of its temporal staff for eight forms IA from the District office of the Commission at Sagnarigu in the Northern region of Ghana.
The Electoral Commission in a statement registered that steps are been taken to deal with the polling agent whose name was given as Alhassan Abdulai Mohammed.
This comes after a polling agent for one of the political parties was arrested for possessing form IA.
Per the statement issued by the EC, Alhassan Abdulai Mohammed has been apprehended by the Police and will be dealt with in accord.tt with the law.
READ THE FULL STATEMENT BELOW…
“On Saturday 4th July 2020, the Electoral Commission was formally notified of the then of eight (8) Form IA forms from its District Office at the Sagnarigu Municipality in the Northern Region. The forms were stolen by a Polling Agent of one of the Political Panics.
The said Agent by name Alhassan Abdullai Mohammed has been apprehended by the Police and will be dealt with in accord.tt with the law.
The Commission has however taken steps to dismiss the three (3) Temporary Officials who were manning the registration kits at the District Office in the Sagnarigu Municipality.
This comes to assure the General Public that the Electoral Commission will not shield any staff; permanent or temporary who engages in misconduct during the Voters Registration Exercise.
We urge the General Public to draw the Electoral Commission’s attention to acts of misconduct that and to violate the protocols and guidelines pm in place to govern the Voters Registration Exercise.
SYLVIA ANSON (MRS.) AG. DIRECTOR, PUBLIC AFFAIRS” The statement reads.