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We are not aiding NPP to rig the 2024 election- EC.

The Electoral Commission (EC) says allegations that they are aiding the NPP to rig the upcoming election are untrue.

The has reversed its directive to prevent political party agents from observing the vote transfer exercise.

In a memo to its district officers on Sunday, June 2, the EC directed that agents of political parties must not be allowed access due to violent clashes at some of the transfer centers.

This sparked widespread criticism from various political parties and civil society organizations. They argued that the directive was a breach of the democratic process and could potentially lead to irregularities in the transfer of votes.

The flagbearer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), John Dramani Mahama, in a Facebook post, said the EC’s decision points to attempts to collude with the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) to rig the upcoming December 7 general elections.

But the EC at a Press Conference on Tuesday, June 4 announced the reversal of the decision.

Deputy Commissioner in charge of Operations at the Electoral Commission, Samuel Tettey, said the decision to reverse the ban was taken following extensive deliberations.

Voice of Samuel Tettey,

Guthrie explained that their decision to remove the party agents from the centers was to prevent chaos that may affect the peace of the country.

Voice of Samuel Tettey

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