Time's Up for Run-Off Vote in Ghana
There was special voting today in the on-going election which has entered into a run-off in Ghana. Today, Tuesday, the securities forces participated in the polls organized for them.
They include the armed forces, the police, and other paramilitary organizations. This is to free the on Sunday so that they could be posted to various polling stations provide security during the run-off on Sunday. Also included are journalist and media men who will be on duty covering the election on Sunday.
There were reports of minor discrepancies at certain polling stations but no major problem was reported. As off the time of writing this report polling has ended peacefully. The votes are not counted until the main voting day, which is Sunday December 28. There are two candidates in the race. They are the NPP’s Nana Akuffo Ado and Prof John E Atta Mills. In the general election held on the December 7, no candidate got the required absolute majority. That is why the run-off is being held to elect a president for the country.
Tags: Ghana , Run-off , Election , Sunday
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