Special Voting: Five Persons Unable To Vote In Asawase Constituency
Dec. 01, 2020
Five individuals in the Asawaase Constituency who were hoping to cast their votes today (December 1) left the polling stations with their heads in their palms as they were told it would be impossible for them to do so.
Their inability to vote was simple, they could not find their names in the voters' register.
The five were expected to vote at the Parkoso police station in the Asawase constituency in the special voting exercise.
However, officials of the EC has assured them of a special arrangement on December 7 to enable them to cast their ballot without having to queue.
Apart from this problem, the special voting exercise commenced smoothly at the Parkoso police station in the Asawase constituency.
Voting started exactly at 7 am amidst COVID-19 safety measures.
125 persons comprising 78 males and 47 females are expected to cast their ballot in the special exercise in Asawase.
As of 9 am, over fifty people including the various security agencies, the media, and the personnel from the ambulance service had cast their ballot.
Some agents of the parties expressed satisfaction with the process but however concerned and disappointment over the missing names in the register.
In all, some 109,557 Ghanaians are expected to cast their votes today.
Persons who qualify to vote under the special voting exercise are members of the security services and agencies, personnel of the National Ambulance Service, accredited media persons, the National Media Commission and staff of the EC.
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