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EC must be probed immediately – Peace Council

Chairman of the Council, Professor Emmanuel Asante

The National Peace Council has now called for a probe into the allegations surfacing at the Electoral Commission as a result of a public dispute between the EC Chairperson, Charlotte Osei, and her two deputies. Speaking on the Citi Breakfast Show, Chairman of the Council, Professor Emmanuel Asante, who had earlier called for an internal arbitration process to resolve the ...

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Is Charlotte Osei unfit to be Electoral Commissioner? [Article]

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This week, some workers of the Electoral Commission of Ghana has petitioned the President to remove the Chairperson of the commission Mrs. Charlotte Osei. According to their lawyer, it is alleged that: Mrs. Osei breached the Procurement Law in securing goods and services. She is a one-woman show because she solely contracted the services of attorneys with disgruntle parties and ...

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Charlotte Osei too incompetent to head EC – Opoku Amankwah

EC Deputy Chairperson in charge of Corporate Services, Georgina Opoku Amankwah

The latest salvo in the growing rift within the Electoral Commission (EC) saw the deputy Chairperson of the commission in charge of Corporate Services, Georgina Opoku Amankwah, accuse her boss, Charlotte Osei, of being unfit to head the EC. “In my view, the chairperson rather lacks the requisite managerial skills in public administration. This needs no elucidation since the current leadership ...

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Nana Addo is on top of affairs – Freddie Blay

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The Acting National Chairman of the New Patriotic Party, Freddie Blay, believes the progressive implementation of the NPP manifesto programmes and policies aimed at improving the livelihood of Ghanaians indicate President Nana Akufo-Addo  is on top of his job. According to Freddie Blay, although President Nana Addo six months in office has been preparatory, and that the government is making ...

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Charlotte Osei’s ‘taste’ disrupted workspace – Opoku Amankwah

EC Chairperson Charlotte Osei (L), EC deputy Chairperson in charge of Corporate Services, Georgina Opoku Amankwah (R)

Charlotte Osei, the Electoral Commission (EC) Chairperson was a disruptive presence at the EC following her appointment, if statements from the deputy Chairperson of the Commission in-charge of Corporate Services, Georgina Opoku Amankwah are anything to go by. Tensions within the EC in recent times have seen Mrs. Osei accuse her deputies of making her job difficult for her, but Mrs. ...

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#BigJulyGetAway: Participants enjoy cruise on Indian Ocean [Photos]

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Participants of Citi FM’s “Big July Get Away” on Tuesday had the experience of their lifetime cruising on the beautiful Indian Ocean. The trip which began on Sunday saw 38 participants fly from Accra to Mauritius via South Africa. They are currently lodging at the plush Ravenela Attitude hotel where they will spend four nights. While there, the participants will ...

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Newspaper headlines: Tuesday, July 25, 2017

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EC controversy bad for Ghana’s democracy – Former EC director

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A former director of elections at the Electoral Commission (EC), Albert Arhin has said that the current dispute between the Electoral Commission’s (EC) management team will have a negative effect on the country’s growing democracy. According to him, it will further dent the Commission’s credibility in the sight of the public. “Before the 2016 elections, the image of the Commission ...

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Votes were transferred illegally in 2016 – NPP Director confirms

Martin Adjei Korsah

A former Director of Elections for the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Martin Agyei Mensah Korsah, has described as worrying the recent controversy that has struck the Electoral Commission (EC). According to him, the development affects the integrity of the Commission and as such urgent steps must be taken to resolve the brouhaha. The EC has been caught in a web ...

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EC Boss’ allegations figment of her imagination – Opoku Amakwah

EC Deputy Chairperson in charge of Corporate Services, Georgina Opoku Amankwah

The escalating friction within the Electoral Commission (EC) has taken another turn with the deputy Chairperson of the commission in charge of Corporate Services, Georgina Opoku Amankwah, refuting accusations of corruption levelled against her by the EC Chairperson, Charlotte Osei. Mrs. Amankwah, in a 25-point response to the Council of State pertaining to the allegations sighted by Citi News, said a ...

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