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EOCO to release findings on EC’s Opoku Amankwah in 14-days

The Economic and Organised Crime Office, EOCO, has asked lawyers for embattled Deputy Chairperson of the Electoral Commission, Georgina Opoku Amankwah, to give them two weeks to come up with their findings on their client. This was among the major issues discussed at a meeting between officials of the EOCO and Madam Amankwaah’s lawyers after a near clash on Monday. Officials ...

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EC’s Opoku Amankwah to stay home for 14-days after ‘clash’ with EOCO

A Deputy Chairperson of the Electoral Commission in charge of Corporate Services, Georgina Opoku Amankwah, is expected to stay home for an additional 14 days after she forcefully resumed work on Monday, January 15, 2018, after being on leave for about six months. This is to allow the  Economic and Organised Crime Office [EOCO], to compile its report on an ...

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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 capable of implementing ROPAA – CODEO

A former director of elections at the Electoral Commission (EC), Albert Arhin believes Ghana’s Electoral Commission is capable of implementing the Representation of the People Amendment Act also known as the ROPAA. as ordered by the court. According to him, the Commission needs to be “smart” and tactful to ensure a successful implementation of the law. The Accra High Court on Monday ordered ...

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Implementation of ROPAA will be difficult – Kofi Adams

The National Organiser of the NDC, Kofi Adams, has said it will be difficult for the Electoral Commission (EC) to implement the Representation of the People Amendment Act also known as the ROPAA law, 2006 [Act 699], as has been ordered by a high court in Accra. The Court, presided over by His Lordship Justice Anthony K. Yeboah, on Monday ...

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Court orders EC to implement ROPAA in 12 months

The High Court in Accra, Human Rights Division, presided over by His Lordship Justice Anthony K. Yeboah, today [Monday], ordered the Electoral Commission to implement within 12 months, the Representation of the People Amendment Act also known as the ROPAA law, 2006 [Act 699]. Justice Anthony Yeboah said the EC had for the last ten years breached the rights of ...

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High Court to deliver verdict on ROPAA implementation today

The High Court in Accra, Human Rights Division, presided over by His Lordship Justice Anthony K. Yeboah, will today [Monday] deliver judgment on the case filed by five citizens over the delayed implementation of the Representation of the People Amendment Act also known as the ROPAA law, 2006 [Act 699]. The law seeks to empower eligible Ghanaians abroad to vote in national ...

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Charlotte Osei could remain in office during corruption probe – Lawyer

A private legal practitioner,  Yaw Oppong, has suggested that the Chairperson of the Electoral Commission, Charlotte Osei, could remain in her position while a probe is conducted into alleged acts of malfeasance by her and two deputies at the Commission. His comments come after a prima facie case was established against Mrs. Osei, following allegations of corruption and abuse of office ...

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Charlotte Osei, 2 deputies to face C’ttee in ‘corruption’ probe

Citi News can confirm that a prima facie case has been established against the Electoral Commission Chairperson, Charlotte Osei, following allegations of corruption and abuse of office levelled against her in two separate petitions. Her two deputies, Amadu Sulley (in charge of Operations), and Georgina Amankwa (in charge of Corporate Services, will also have a case to answer for their ...

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Charlotte Osei, 2 deputies meet CJ over ‘corruption’ probe

The Chairperson of the Electoral Commission, Charlotte Osei and her two deputies, have arrived at the office of the Judicial Service located at the Supreme Court, as the Chief Justice prepares to hear a petition filed against the EC boss’ office. Unconfirmed reports suggest that a five-member committee has been set up by Chief Justice Sophia Akuffo, to investigate the ...

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