?EC sacks two officials for verifying Bawumia at his residence

EC sacks two officials for verifying Bawumia

The Electoral Commission has sacked two of its officials after they took the voters’ register to the Walewale residence of the running mate of the NPP, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia to verify him in the ongoing voter exhibition exercise.

EC sacks two officials for verifying Bawumia-EC sacks two officials for verifying Bawumia at his residence
Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia and Nana Addo

The two, Yubi Ambrose an exhibition officer and Mumuni latifa a verification officer allegedly acting on the others of a top EC officer in the district took the materials to the home of Dr. Bawumia to verify him on Wednesday July 27.

The two EC officials are also alleged to have taken a 10, 000 Ghana cedis bribe to breach the electoral laws.

Executives of the National Democratic Congress in the district held a press conference and disclosed the matter on Friday prompting the swift action from the commission.
The deputy regional director of the EC, Benjamin Bamubio, narrating the incident said the Commission took the action after the issue was brought to their knowledge and the officers interrogated.

Meanwhile, the Walewale Constituency Communications Officer of the NDC Imoro Abdul Razak, told Joy News that two officers must be punished beyond just dismissing them.

 

“Our investigation has shown that a senior official at the District office instructed the two officers to send the Biometric Verification Device (BVD) to Dr Bawumia’s house,” Mr. Razak said.

 

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