[ 2012-04-27 ]
NDC accuses EC of sabotaging strongholds
The National Democratic Congress (NDC) has
expressed grave concerns about the acute shortage
of registration materials in the on-going
biometric registration exercise in its strongholds
particularly the Volta region.
According to a statement issued by the NDC’s
National Propaganda Secretary, Richard Quashigah
since the start of the last phase of the exercise,
most centers in the Volta region have remained non
The statement added that complaints to the
Electoral Commission officials have been made but
the problem persists.
According to the ruling party, the shortage of
forms such as 1A and 1C, cartridges, as well as
laminates in their strongholds leaves them
wondering whether this is a deliberate ploy
particularly when such materials abound in the
EC’s headquarters in Accra.
According to the NDC, their suspicion heightened
because of the Director of Elections, Mr. Isaac
Kofi Asomaning who happens to be the same official
who superintended electoral matters in the Ashanti
region in 2008 where a bloated register was
The statement further accuses Mr. Asomaning of not
doing enough to rectify the situation after he had
been alerted on more than one occasion.
The NDC, by their statement are appealing to Dr.
Afari Gyan, the Chairman of the Electoral
Commission to help resolve the challenge.
Source - MyjoyOnline
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