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Elections 2020: Tampering with ballot papers, EC officials involved arrested.

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Some EC officials has been arrested as they have been found steeling with some of the ballot papers issued out to eligible voters.

These ballot papers have candidate Akufo Addo’s picture(Number 1) torn

The Electoral Commission(EC), together with the Ghana Police Service has identified and wiped out some electoral officers from posts for steeling with some ballot papers in polling stations in Awutu Senya West and Bawku Central constituencies.

There have been sequestered cases of Presidential ballot papers being altered with in the above-mentioned areas.

A statement issued by the EC informed the public that the Presidential ballot papers for the 2020 General elections have 12 candidates and for a correctly thumb-printed ballot to be considered valid and countered, all the Presidential candidates must be on the ballot paper.

“The Commission entreats all its staff and field officials to let the truth guide them and integrity preserve them as they continue with this important exercise. We also urge political party and candidate’s agents and the general public to be vigilant to ensure a free, fair, fair, credible and transparent election,” the statement added.

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