NDC reveals plan to review working relationship with EC after boycotting IPAC meeting

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) has noted that they will in moving forward review their working relationship with the current Electoral Commission (EC) leadership after boycotting yesterday’s Inter-Party Advisory Committee (IPAC) meeting.

According to the NDC, they took the decision not to attend the IPAC meeting because of the lack of candour, odious duplicity, and open bias that was displayed by the Jean Mensah-led Electoral Commission in favor of the New Patriotic Party in the conduct of the 2020 general elections.

“It is the considered view of the NDC, that the current leadership of the Electoral Commission who supervised the manipulation of the 2020 general elections and the stolen verdict that resulted from same, lack the integrity, credibility and impartiality to lead any such discussions or review of the very elections they rigged,” part of a release from the main opposition party signed by General Secretary Asiedu Nketia has said.

In the foregoing, the NDC says it shall review their working relationship with the electoral management body and take appropriate steps to forestall the rigging of any future Elections in the country.

Below is the full press release from the NDC:

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Wednesday 21st April, 2021

NDC BOYCOTTS IPAC MEETING ON THE REVIEW OF THE 2020 GENERAL ELECTIONS.

The National Democratic Congress (NDC), declined an invitation by the Electoral Commission of Ghana to attend an IPAC meeting to review the 2020 Parliamentary and Presidential Elections which was scheduled for today, Wednesday 21st April, 2020.

The party took this decision because of the lack of candor, odious duplicity, and open bias that was displayed by the Jean Mensah-led Electoral Commission in favor of the New Patriotic Party in the conduct of the 2020 general elections.

It is the considered view of the NDC, that the current leadership of the Electoral Commission who supervised the manipulation of the 2020 general elections and the stolen verdict that resulted from same, lack the integrity, credibility and impartiality to lead any such discussions or review of the very elections they rigged.

The NDC has thoroughly examined the dubious role the Jean Mensah-led Electoral Commission played in the rigging of the 2020 general Elections. Moving forward, the party shall review its working relationship with the electoral management body and take appropriate steps to forestall the rigging of any future Elections in the country.

Source: Modern Ghana

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