Mrs Jean Mensa, the Chairperson of the Electoral Commission says the Commission under her leadership deserves applauds for implementing positive roadmap before, during and after the December 2020 general elections.
She further said, the Ghanaian populace need must applaud the hard work of the Electoral Commission staff across every region and district of this country, for the yeoman’s job they did in protecting the dignity and reputation of the Commission.
“First of all, we need to acknowledge the fact that it took less than six (6) months to conduct a Presidential and Parliamentary elections that would usually take 2 years to undertake.” The Chairperson said.
According to Mrs. Jean Mensa, from the introduction of the new Biometric Voter Management System, comprising new Biometric Verification and Registration devices and software through to the replacement of the entire Voters Register to the Election day.
She again said it took the Commission six (6) months from the 30th of June to the 7th December, 2020 to successfully implement all its processes. According to her, it is important, for our own work today, and for future leaders and staff of the EC, that we document how this was achieved, Mrs Jean Mensa, EC Chairperson.
She said this while speaking at an Inter-Party Advisory Committee (IPAC) workshop to review the December 2020 general election.