NDC will sack EC chair Jean Mensa if Mahama wins 2020- Yammin

Jean Mensa has been warned by the former Ashanti Regional Secretary of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Joseph Yammin, that she will be dismissed from her position should the NDC win power in 2020.

Jean Mensa, EC chairperson

He is accusing the Electoral Commission chairperson of scheming to rig the 2020 polls in favour of the governing New Patriotic Party.

“Jean Mensa should know that she is an appointee, therefore, just as I was sacked from the NADMO without a letter because I am an appointee, Jean Mensa should prepare for same,” Yammin is quoted by MyNewsGh.com as saying.

According to Yammin, Mrs Mensa has failed in her first test in the just ended referendum for the creation six regions following reports of rigging at some of the polling stations.

When you change the logo you change everything about the electoral commission so it‘s only for you to go back and be using something used in 2016 which you criticized by saying it’s not a good thing to adopt to. Meanwhile the EC has not complained it did not received the amount it requested for”, he said.

“This is a clear sign or indication that the NPP government all that is thinking to sustain a government is the reason why it has appointed Madam Jean Mensah to rig the election but I can assure you the NPP is joking, people of Ghana decide the winner."

The EC has issued a statement saying it will investigate claims of rigging in the referendum.

While the Coalition of Domestic Election Observers (CODEO) has cast doubt over the integrity of Thursday's referendum.

CODEO says the turn-out figures at some polling stations were unusually high - in some cases as high as 99%, noting that it raises "serious questions about the integrity of the process."

A statement signed by its national coordinator, Albert Arhin, said similar patterns of extremely high voter turn-out figures from the official constituency collated results, including up to 98.5% voter turn-out at some constituencies."These include Salaga South, (96%), Nkoranza North (97%), Jasikan (97%), and Krachi West (98.5%). A lot more constituencies had turn-out figures of more than 90%."

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