Voting in parts of Ayawaso Central Hindered


Voting at some polling stations in Ayawaso Central constituency of the Greater Accra Region has delayed as election materials arrived late.

For instance, voting had not started at the Alajo Central Mosque 2(B) and 1(A&B) as at 07:25 hours, 07:30 hours and 07:40 hours respectively.

Mr. Martin Antwi Boateng, the presiding officer of the 2B polling station confirmed that election materials had arrived at his polling station about two minutes to 07:00 hours, and that some arrangements needed to be made before voting commenced.

He said the arrangements included the separation of election materials and the setting of the voting parameter area in order to ensure decency. There was however no security officer at 2B polling station at the time the GNA arrived there.

At Kotobabi JHS 1 (A&B) where voting started at exactly 07:00 hours, 538 and 740 voters respectively are expected to cast their ballots.

Voting had also started at Kotobabi JHS 2(A&B), Kotobabi JHS 3 (A&B)1 and (A&B)2 and Wilberforce JHS (A&B), as early as 07:00 hours .

Mr. Daniel Kowku Hokpoenorvi and Mr. Vinyo Linus presiding officers of the Kotobabi JHS 1 (A&B) and JHS 2 respectively confirmed that they had no challenges at their polling stations.

The Ghana News Agency’s visit to the Newtown Post Office polling station also revealed that voting started at scheduled time and there had been no challenges there so far.

Source: GNA/

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