EC to brief Parliament on election 2020 preparations Today

The Electoral Commission (EC) is scheduled to appear before Parliament today, Thursday, November 5, 2020.

The National Security Minister and other security heads are also expected to be present at the sitting to brief members on preparations for the elections.

The meeting, which is expected to take place in the chamber, is in response to a request from members to ascertain the level of the electoral management body’s preparedness ahead of the 2020 polls.

According to the Minority Leader, Haruna Iddrisu, the Inspector General of Police and the Minister for the Interior must be part of the team to brief members on the state of security ahead of the polls.

Also,Majority Leader Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu who provided details of the special sitting stated that, officials of the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) and the National Media Commission (NMC) will also be present.

“The Electoral Commission is in the process of adjusting their program for tomorrow and possibly see all the major stakeholders in the house tomorrow to brief us. By the arrangement, the National Security will also brief us including the NCCE and the Media Commission”, he said

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