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Election 2020: Sene West only exceptional parliamentary seat now – EC [ARTICLE]


In accordance to knowledge from the EC, the accredited success so far are 137 parliamentary seats for the governing New Patriotic Social gathering (NPP) and 136 seats for the opposition Nationwide Democratic Congress (NDC).

There is also just one impartial MP, who utilised to be the NPP’s MP for Fomena until a handful of weeks back when the bash expelled him for daring to go unbiased.

The Sene West parliamentary results in the Bono East Region are at the moment exceptional thanks to a courtroom injunction.

The EC can not declare the results right until the courtroom has determined the case ahead of it.

The superb Sene West seat was contested by a few candidates in Monday, December 7, election.

They are the incumbent Kwame Ampofo Twumasi of the Countrywide Democratic Congress (NDC), Joseph Kumah Mackay of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), and Caesar Fomekah of the Nationwide Democratic Bash (NDP).

In a associated development, the gentleman who snatched a ballot box in the constituency on Election Working day has been convicted by a courtroom.

30-9-year-aged Christian Nukpeta is to devote 3 months in jail.

He has also been banned from registering and voting in any election in Ghana for 5 many years.

In addition to the custodial sentence and ban, he is to pay a fine of GHS3,600. Really should he default, he will invest an added 6 months in jail.

He was sentenced by the Techiman Circuit Court docket, presided in excess of by Justice Alexander Graham on Friday, 11 December 2020.

Mr. Nukpeta, a resident of Tato Bator, pleaded guilty to the cost and advised the court he did not know why he snatched the ballot box.

The court docket was told that he snatched a parliamentary ballot box at one of the polling stations in the spot when the counting approach was ongoing.

Safety personnel at the scene pursued and arrested him.

The box had the seal of the governing New Patriotic Party’s prospect taken off.

Meanwhile, the Director of Elections at the Electoral Commission (EC), Dr. Serebour Quaicoe stated on Accra-based mostly Joy FM’s Newsfile programme on Saturday, December 12, 2020, that the convict will be “quarantined” in the EC’s procedure.

Dr. Quaicoe having said that, opined he would have desired a harsher custodial sentence to provide as a deterrent to other people.

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