On 7th December, 2020, the Electoral Commission of Ghana led by Mrs. Jean Mensa has conducted a nationwide elections for Ghanaians to choose their representative in Parliament and as well as the president to govern them for the next four years.
The elections which were conducted across the 38, 622 polling stations of 275 constituencies has experienced some electoral related violence leading to the death of some innocent Ghanaians.
According to information picked by Coverghana Media Network (Coverghana.com.gh), a total of six (6) persons were confirmed dead, some of whom are receiving treatment at the hospital and others have been discharged.
The violence leading to the death of the six (6) persons, according to reports occurred at Savelugu Constituency, Odododiodoo Constituency, Techiman South Constituency and Ablekuman Central Constituency. The information further detailed that, one (1) person died at Savelugu Constituency, two (2) persons died at Odododiodoo Constituency, two (2) persons shot dead at the Techiman South Constituency and one (1) shot dead at the Ablekuman Central Constituency.
Below is the full details of the six (6) persons confirmed shot dead;
- Savelugu Constituency: Samira Zakaria, She was born in 2006. She is a primary four (4) pupil. Samira Zakaria was hit by a bullet at the National Democratic part office.
- Odododiodoo Constituency: (a.) Emmanuel Dompreh, a worker at a Post Office. Aged 36 year. He was shot dead during the electoral related violence. (b.) Rita Otoo was the second person confirmed dead from the constituency. She was 15 years old.
- Techiman South Constituency: (a.) Abdallah Ayaric, an electrician and 18 years old. (b.) Tajudeen Alhassan, a driver and 39 years old.
- Ablekuman Central Constituency: Ibrahim Abass, a police officer who was hit by a bullet at the Ablekuma Central Constituency collation center. According to our sources, he was on duty as an officer and was accidently shot at the Odokor divisional H/Q collation center in the Ablekuma Central Constituency.