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30-Nov-2016  
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The special voting, slated for tomorrow, December 1, in the Jaman north district in the Brong Ahafo Region, is likely to suffer setbacks as names of some ineligible voters have been allegedly detected on the special voters' list.

The voting is expected to take place at the capital of the constituency, Sampa, but not without protests from the National Democratic Congress (NDC).

It is believed that some students of the Sampa Nurses Training College, numbering about sixty and some traders have had their names published on the voters' list, which should have been filled with names of journalists, electoral officers, and security personnel.

However, the District Electoral Officer, Madam Diana Asamoah has refuted the claims, saying "we are ready for tomorrow's polls . . . Everything is ready, as you can see, ballot papers and the necessary resources have been acquired," she said.

The Constituency Executives of the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC) have raised red flags over the elections.

According to the executives, their sources reveal that names of some traders and students have managed to appear on the list that will be used for the election on Thursday.

Eric Appiah Agyei, NDC Communication Officer in the constituency, stated that until they resolve the issue; the elections might be marred because the party does not understand how those names magically got onto the list.

"We suspect a foul play somewhere. No journalist in this constituency has his/her name on the list yet we have students on it. This is unacceptable," he said in an interview with Peacefmonline.com.

The Progressive Peoples Party's agents have also said they do not trust the electoral system.

Currently, the NPP, NDC, CPP and PPP have all been summoned to the District Police Headquarters at Sampa to resolve the conflict.













 
 
 
Source: Ameyaw Adu Gyamfi and Emmanuel Henryson Okrah/Peacefmonline.com
 
 

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