EC Commences Processes To Pay 2020 Election Officials, Cites Reasons For Delay

Jean Mensa
Ms Jean-Mensa, EC Chairperson

The Electoral Commission(EC) of Ghana has commenced processes to pay the numerous officials who took part in the 2020 Election.

A memorandum signed by Dr. Bossman Asare and sighted by this portal indicates that the officials has disclosed that the delay in payment is as a result of some anomalies.

The anomalies per the memorandum are in relation to incorrect bank details and names that were submitted by some officials.

“This is to inform you that the Commission has started the processes towards the payment of the elections officials.

“However, some anomalies including incorrect bank details and names have been noticed that need to be corrected. The Commission is falling on Regional Directors and District Officers to help correct the mistakes”.

The statement has assured that the officials will be paid as soon as the anomalies are rectified.

The Electoral Commission (EC) on December 7, 2021, deployed 234,206 permanent and non-permanent officials across the country to perform electoral duties.

The number was made up of 1,649 permanent staff and 232,557 non-permanent staff.

The non-permanent staff included 275 Returning Officers; 550 Deputy Returning Officers, 38,622 Presiding Officers; and 193,110 Polling Station Assistants.

Read the full memoranda below

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