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Ejisu by-election: Money given to EC officials was meant for Lunch EC clarifies.


Amidst the ongoing scrutiny over the Ejisu by-election in Ghana, an NPP Member of Parliament (MP) has come forward to clarify the purpose behind funds provided to Electoral Commission (EC) officials. The NPP MP asserts that the money handed over to EC personnel was specifically designated for their lunch expenses during the electoral process.

The Ejisu by-election, aimed at filling a vacant parliamentary seat, has been marred by allegations of impropriety and undue influence. However, the NPP MP maintains that their actions were purely aimed at facilitating the logistical needs of EC officials to ensure the smooth conduct of the election.

In response to the clarification provided by the NPP MP, the Electoral Commission Ghana has corroborated the assertion, confirming that the funds were indeed intended for lunch expenses for their personnel deployed for election duties.


Press release by EC

Despite these clarifications, concerns regarding transparency and fairness persist, prompting ongoing investigations into the matter. Both the NPP and EC officials have reiterated their commitment to upholding the integrity of the electoral process, emphasizing the importance of adhering to ethical standards and electoral regulations.

As the investigation unfolds, stakeholders await further developments, with hopes of maintaining public trust in the electoral system and ensuring the credibility of future elections in Ghana.

story filed by: Nana kwaku Duah


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