The National Democratic Congress (NDC) has rejected an invitation from the Electoral Fee (EC) to show up at an Inter-Celebration Advisory Committee (IPAC) assembly.
The social gathering, in a press release, mentioned that it refuses to be part of the meeting held to critique the 2020 Parliamentary and Presidential Elections for the reason that of what it believes is the EC Chair, Jean Mensa’s display screen of bias, absence of candour and duplicity through the election interval.
IPAC conference was scheduled for Wednesday, April 21, 2021. Although the Supreme Court docket ruled versus the NDC on the election petition, the get together said that they nonetheless think the election was rigged by the EC.
“It is the deemed watch of the NDC, that the latest leadership of the Electoral Commission who supervised the manipulation of the 2020 typical elections and the stolen verdict that resulted from exact same, absence the integrity, trustworthiness and impartiality to guide any these types of discussions or assessment of the quite elections they rigged,” the assertion signed by Typical Secretary, Aseidu Nketia browse.
The NDC said that it has had to reaccess its get the job done and partnership with the Electoral Commission right after comprehensively inspecting the position of the EC during the 2020 basic elections.
The party additional that they will also acquire required steps to avert the rigging of any future Eeections in the place.
“The NDC has thoroughly examined the dubious role the Jean Mensah-led Electoral Commission performed in the rigging of the 2020 general Elections. Moving forward, the celebration shall evaluation its operating relationship with the electoral management entire body and acquire appropriate actions to forestall the rigging of any long term Elections in the state. “
Speaking on News Night on Pleasure FM, NDC Deputy Secretary, Peter Otukonor, said that the party will be open to talking about other challenges with the EC but they are unable to sit in a conference to examine the end result of the 2020 election with an EC that exhibited partiality.
“We will take every single ideal measure to make guaranteed that what the EC did in the 2020 elections will not be recurring in 2024,” he mentioned on Wednesday.
Go through the whole statement:
NDC BOYCOTTS IPAC Conference ON THE Review OF THE 2020 Common ELECTIONS
The Countrywide Democratic Congress (NDC), declined an invitation by the Electoral Commission of Ghana to show up at an IPAC meeting to assessment the 2020 Parliamentary and Presidential Elections which was scheduled for today, Wednesday 21st April, 2020.
The occasion took this determination since of the the lack of candor, odious duplicity, and open up bias that was displayed by the Jean Mensah-led Electoral Fee in favor of the New Patriotic Get together in the carry out of the 2020 general elections.
It is the regarded perspective of the NDC, that the latest leadership of the Electoral Commission who supervised the manipulation of the 2020 common elections and the stolen verdict that resulted from similar, lack the integrity, believability and impartiality to direct any these discussions or assessment of the incredibly elections they rigged.
The NDC has extensively examined the dubious function the Jean Mensah-led Electoral Commission played in the rigging of the 2020 normal Elections. Shifting ahead, the social gathering shall assessment its doing work relationship with the electoral administration human body and choose correct steps to forestall the rigging of any long run Elections in the state.
Johnson Asiedu Nketiah