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Stay Away From Declaring Results – EC Tells Political Parties, Other Stakeholders

The Chairperson of the Electoral Commission (EC), Jean Mensa has urge political parties and stakeholders should abstain from declaring elections results whiles the election is ongoing.

The EC says it will declare the certified results within the time range.

All stakeholders and all political parties must be patient for the EC to do its work.

EC highlighted it is the only firm that has the power to declare the certified results.

“By law, the Electoral Commission is the only body or institution clothed with power and authority to declare presidential and parliamentary results.”

”I, therefore, caution all stakeholders particularly political parties to desist from declaring results. We have indicated our intention to declare the final certified results in a timely manner, and we will do so with God being our helper.”

”We, therefore, called on all our stakeholders to remain patient and leave the Electoral Commission to perform its functions,” The EC said.

“There is no punishment but we entreat the public to disregard any such announcement because nobody has the power [to declare results]. Also, the public should condemn parties that fall fo

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