Electoral Commission denies disenfranchisement Allegations by IMANI Africa

Electoral Commission denies disenfranchisement Allegations by IMANI Africa

The (EC) has refuted allegations made by the president of , Franklin Cudjoe, accusing the EC of disenfranchising the people of Santrokofi, Apkafu, Lolobi, and Lipke (SALL).

In a statement issued on Wednesday, May 15, the EC clarified that it did not disenfranchise the people in the newly created Constituency. The statement, comprising seven points, emphasized that the EC followed all legal processes in creating the constituency and conducted its procedures without disenfranchising any individuals.

The EC described the allegations as false and urged the public to disregard them. Additionally, the Commission criticized IMANI Africa for consistently spreading falsehoods and untruths about its operations.

“It is unfortunate that IMANI continues to peddle falsehood and untruths about the Commission at every point and turn. His [Franklin Cudjoe's] narrative that the Commission disenfranchised the people of SALL, now the Guan Constituency, is FALSE. We urge the public to verify information put out by IMANI, with the Commission for the truth and the facts,” the statement read.

The EC's response comes amidst growing concerns regarding the integrity of the electoral process and the need for transparency and accuracy in the conduct of elections.

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