An intel reaching Nationaltymes.com indicated the NPP Member of Parliament, MP for Krowor (Nungua) Constituency in Accra, Madam Elizabeth Afoley Quaye has prevailed on the Electoral Commission, EC Boss to dismiss the Presiding Officer (PO) for the area.
Close source at Nungua branch of the EC office hinted that the PO, Shadrach Afotey Odai declined a private meeting sanctioned by the MP and Fisheries Minister, with his colleagues officewrs.
According to our source, Madam Afoley Quaye, approached the EC Presiding Officer (PO) with undisclosed amount in an envelop and informed him she wants to meet him and his colleague officers but the PO declined, and explained that is unlawful for him to hold secret meetings with Candidates contesting the elections.
This did not go down well with the Fisheries Minister and MP for Krowor and she asked that the PO is replaced immediately with different person.
The Ghana’s enviable Electoral Commission, EC under newly appointed Jean Mensa, and Dr. Bossman Asare, former patron to the branch of the ruling NPP at University of Ghana TESCON, also sacked Mr. Afotey Odai, former Krowor EC PO.
Our Intel disclosed the Krowor MP made the alleged that Shadrach Afotey Odai is a sympathiser of the opposition NDC so he needs to be replaced for someone who is identified with the ruling NPP.
It was alleged the MP/PC prevailed on the EC to go by the list NPP provided to only distributing the POs to the various polling stations so they (NPP) would not have problems during the elections.