Mahama lauds work of EC

President John Mahama has lauded the role of the Electoral Commission in bringing out processes to ensure free and fair credible polls this November 7.

The chairperson of the Electoral Commission

Presenting the state of the Nation Address on Thursday, the president said Ghana's EC has received commendation from the across the world for successes it has chalked over the years in the country's electoral process.

The president has therefore called on political parties, civil society and Ghanaians as a whole to give the EC the much needed support to perform its mandate.

"Let the election be clean and devoid of insults," President Mahama added.

He assured the EC of adequate support in terms of resources for its work.


The EC has come under some criticisms from some pressure groups and other organisations, especially with regards to the call for a new voters' register.

Recently, pressure group, Let My Vote Count Alliance accused the EC of putting on board its Election Steering Committee a group of NDC personalities, adding that the Committee must be resolved.

The EC has however denied such allegations but has assured to look into the concerns raised.


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