The Electoral Commission has issued a press release indicating that it is aware of voting in the Bantama and the Tamale North Constituencies taking place beyond 5:00pm
The Electoral Commission is aware that by the close of polls at 5:00pm today, there were long queues in some polling stations within Bantama and Tamale North constituencies and as such. voting is still ongoing.
To ensure a seamless and orderly voting process in the affected Polling Stations. the Commission has provided rechargeable lamps to ensure that voting continues in a seamless manner. The Commission has also activated additional Biometric Verification Devices to speed up the voting process.
In addition. all officials on ground are working tirelessly and security has also been beefed up to ensure the process is peaceful and orderly.
We assure the general Public, especially the electorate in these constituencies that every voter will be allowed to cast their vote and that every vote will count.
Below is the content of the EC’s Press Release: