EC report presidential aspirants to the police


Miss Charlotte Osei EC boss

The Electoral Commission (EC) has reported to the police and Attorney General, all the electoral and criminal offences identified during the vetting of nomination forms filed by presidential aspirants for the 2016 elections for investigations.

The Deputy Communications Director of the EC ,Mr Yussif Ayuba, , made this known to OTEC NEWS Derrick Ekuoba Gyasi on  Thursday October, 13.

It is recalled that the Chair of the EC, Mrs Charlotte Osei, had promised to refer all electoral offences based on which the commission disqualified some 13 aspirants to the police.

The affected persons are flag bearers of the All People’s Congress (APC), Hassan Ayariga; Dr Edward Mahama of the People’s National Convention (PNC); Dr Agyenim Boateng of the United Front Party (UFP); Kofi Akpaloo of the Independent People’s Party (IPP); Kwabena Adjei of the Reformed Patriotic Democrats (RPD); and Dr Papa Kwesi Nduom of the Progressive People’s Party (PPP).

The others include: Dr Henry Herbert Lartey of the Great Consolidated Popular Party (GCPP); Mr Richard Nixon Tetteh (United Development Systems Party); Nana Konadu Agyeman-Rawlings of the National Democratic Party (NDP); Thomas Ward-Brew of the Democratic People’s Party (DPP); Alfred Kwame Asiedu Walker, an independent candidate, and Akua Donkor of the Ghana Freedom Party (GFP). Mr Akwasi Addae Odike of the United Progressive Party’s nomination is on hold pending a court case.

Source:otecfm102.9,Kumasi;story by Derrick Ekuoba Gyasi.

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