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Tag Archives: Charlotte Osei

Group petitions EC to sanction ‘corrupt’ official

Some Ghanaians have petitioned the Electoral Commission (EC) to investigate an official of the Commission who allegedly overcharged people for the replacement of Voters ID cards. The petition, being spearheaded by Klarity web and Tiger Eye Foundation, seeks to put pressure EC to ensure that it deals with the unnamed official who was captured on video allegedly collecting about GHc30 ...

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EC member orders Charlotte Osei to convene meeting

A member of the Electoral Commission, Ebenezer Aggrey-Fyyn, has given the Chairperson of the Commission, Charlotte Osei up to close of business tomorrow [Friday] February 23, 2018, to convene a meeting of the Commission or face legal action. The meeting, according to Mr. Aggrey-Fynn, is to enable the members take decisions on the operations of the electoral management body. The ...

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Publish assets, accounts of political parties – Court orders EC

The Electoral Commission has been ordered by a Human Rights Court in Accra to make public all assets and audited statements of accounts of political parties in the country. This follows a suit filed by a private citizen, Lolan Ekow Sagoe-Moses, and pressure group Citizens Ghana Movement (CGM), who prayed the court  to compel the Commission to enforce the provisions ...

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Order Charlotte Osei, 2 deputies to step aside – AFAG

EC Chairperson, Charlotte Osei.

Pro-NPP Pressure Group, Alliance for Accountable Governance [AFAG], is demanding the interdiction of Electoral Commission Chair, Charlotte Osei, and her two deputies, Sulley Amadu, and Georgina Opoku-Amankwah, pending the conclusion of investigations into allegations of financial malfeasance and misconduct. The group said the continuous stay of the officers at post could jeopardize the investigations. Chief Justice Sophia Akuffo set up ...

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Avoid contempt against C’ttee probing EC officials – CJ warns

The Chief Justice, Sophia Akuffo, has formally constituted a committee to investigate the Chairperson of the Electoral Commission, Charlotte Osei, and her two deputies, over corruption allegations leveled against them, with a caution to the general public to desist from making demeaning comments about their work. Already, some members of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), have started criticizing the ...

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EC Boss, 2 deputies can’t be trusted for credible polls in 2020 – PNC treasurer

Adams Akane PNC treasurer

The Treasurer of the People’s National Convention (PNC), Akane Adams, believes that the three commissioners of the Electoral Commission must not be allowed to preside over the country’s next national elections in 2020. According to him, the manner in which the commissioners handled the 2016 polls, especially their relationship with the various political parties and the current fracas between the ...

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NDC fights for EC Boss; dumps Sulley, Georgina

The NDC has suddenly risen to the defence of the EC boss, at the expense of her two deputies, who were roped into the EC’s alleged scandal by Mrs Charlotte Osei. The three top officials of the EC are facing a probe committee set up by Chief Justice Sophia Akuffo, following petitions of wrongdoing filed against them. While Charlotte Osei’s ...

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PPP seeks to join petition against EC Chair, deputies

The Progressive People’s Party (PPP), wants to join a petition calling for the Chairperson of the Electoral Commission (EC) , Charlotte Osei’s removal. Their demand follows the establishment of a prima facie case against Mrs. Osei, following allegations of corruption and abuse of office leveled against her in two separate petitions. The PPP in a statement explained that, it will ...

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EC’s credibility must be protected in corruption probe – Lecturer

A Political Science Lecturer at the University of Ghana, Dr. Evans Aggrey Darko, has cautioned that possible impeachment proceedings against some top officials of the Electoral Commission (EC) must not compromise the Commission’s mandate. Speaking to Citi News, Dr. Aggrey Darko stressed that the EC’s credibility needed to be protected given its importance to the country’s democratic processes “Because it is an institution ...

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EC boss writes to Nana Addo, wants copy of petition against her

EC Chairperson, Charlotte Osei.

The Chairperson of the Electoral Commission (EC), Charlotte Osei is still yet to peruse the allegations against her in a petition presented to the Presidency, demanding her removal from office. A document sighted by Citi News indicates that she has written to the President asking for a copy of the petition against her. The petition Mrs.Osei refers to was presented ...

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