The Executive Director of the Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) Mr. Sulemana Braimah has reacted to the Electoral Commission’s decision to go on recess after this year’s Presidential and Parliamentary elections.
In his reaction, Mr. Sulemana Braimah indicated that he has never heard of the Electoral Commission of Ghana going on recess.
According to Mr. Sulemana, he has heard of the Parliament of Ghana going on recess but he has never heard of the Electoral Commission of Ghana going on recess for the past twenty eight (28) years they have been in operation.
In a tweet, Mr. Sulemana Braimah wrote “I have always heard of Parliament going on recess. I have never heard of an EC going on recess. Let the integrity and credibility of the EC built over the last 28 years not be destroyed.”
I have always heard of Parliment going on recess. I have never heard of an EC going on recess. Let the integrity and credibility of the EC built over the last 28 years not be destroyed.
— Sulemana Braimah (@sulemana) December 22, 2020
The Electoral Commission of Ghana under the leadership of Mrs. Jean Mensa earlier announced that the Electoral Commission will be going on recess after Successfully conducting the 2020 Presidential and Parliamentary elections.
According to the Commission, they will break on Wednesday, 23rd December, 2020 for the Christmas festivities and the New Year and resume work on Tuesday, 19th January, 2021.
The statement from the Electoral Commission said;
“Following the successful and peaceful conduct of the 2020 Presidential and Parliamentary Elections, Management has decided that the Commission will break for Christmas and New Year on Wednesday, 23 December, 2020 and resume duty on Tuesday, 19 January, 2021.
On behalf of the Electoral Commission, I wish you All a Merry Christmas and a Happy and a Prosperous New Year.”