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There Were Peaceful Atmosphere At Majority Of The Polling Station Through Out The Country – EC Fumed

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Ghana’s Electoral Commission (EC) has described the 2020 general polls as the most successful in the country’s Fourth Republic.

The Deputy Director of Elections at the Commission, Michael Boadi, at an ongoing post-election workshop by CODEO, attributed the success to their choice of procurement method.

According to him, the majority of the polling station across the country was in a good atmosphere as compared to the previous election held in the country he said.

Interacting with the media he therefore explained that   the exercise was peaceful but little opposed at some eighty nine of the pollen station visited by their monitors which were slight challenges in the Volta Region but was able to provide a requisite device to speed up the process to ensure that all the voters will be in a confortable mode to vote without been in a cue.

He added that, in spite of the pocket of violence resulted in some of unfortunate death the in three to four locations there were no wide spread violence as in the past were elections were characterized by snatching  of ballot boxes and vandalism and assault despite the era of the pandemic.

In addition he said the 95% of their procurement were than in an open competitive process he said.

Source:Modernnewsgh.com

 

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Dumsor: Accra’s Load Shedding Schedule From 10 May To 17 May 2021 (Details)

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Electricity Company of Ghana in a post has released the load shedding for Accra and its environs in terms of power shedding.

The new timetable is expected to cover from 10 May to 17 May 2021 for netizens living around some parts of Accra.

The communities have been grouped in 4, i.e A,B,C,D where the lighting will go off systematically.

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Govt declares May 13 as public holiday

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Government through the Interior Ministry has declared Thursday, May 13, 2021 as a public holiday as Muslims celebrate their annual Eid-ul-Fitr.

In a statement published on its website, the Ministry said the day is a statutory public holiday and the general public should observe it as such throughout the country.

Muslims across the world began the current year’s month-long fasting on April 13, to stamp the eighth month of the Islamic schedule.

Muslims believe the Holy Quran was uncovered in Ramadan. They fast and participate in different customs to draw nearer to Allah.

Eid-ul-Fitr is a significant religious occasion celebrated by Muslims worldwide to stamp the finish of Ramadan, the Islamic blessed month of fasting (sawm).

 

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I’m satisfied with the way my government has handled corruption — Nana Addo

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His Excellency Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has boldly and publicly registered his pleasure over the way and manner how his government has fought corruption in the country.

While speaking in an exclusive interview with CNN monitored by browgh.com, he said he is extremely pleased with the way corruption has been handled under his government in Ghana.

According to him, a lot of effort has been put in place to get rid of corruption since assuming the presidential seat and the effort has yielded good and positive results.

He noted that due to his exploits, Ghana now has a better rank when ranking the most corrupt countries in the world.

For instance, the [corruption] institutions that are in the country, when I came into office were very poorly resourced. You can talk all we like about corruption, but if the instruments at your disposal for dealing with it are weak and blunt, you will get no result,” he stated.

Source:browngh.com

 

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