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Council of state approves EC chairperson and deputies

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The council of state at their meeting on Thursday approved the nominees presented before them by the president Nana Akuffo Addo amidst rejection by the opposition NDC.


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The president nominated Mrs. Jean Adukwei Mensah, Dr. Eric Asare Bossman, Mr. Samuel Tettey and Mrs. Adwoa Asuama Abrefa to fill the position of Chairperson, deputies and commission member respectively. Their appointments were necessitated by the removal of madam Charlotte Osei and her two deputies after an infighting regarding some procurement irregularities.

The constitution of Ghana accords the president in consultation with the National Council of state the power to appoint the commissioners of the Electoral commission.

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