EC to go on recess till January 19, 2021

The Electoral Commission will go on a break on Wednesday, December 23, 2020.

It is expected to resume on Tuesday, January 19, 2021

In a statement released by the commission, it said: “following the successful and peaceful conduct of the 2020 Presidential and Parliamentary Elections, Management has decided that the Commission will break for Christmas and New Year on Wednesday, 23th December 2020 and resume duty on Tuesday, 19th January 2021.”

Ghanaians on Monday, December 7, 2020, went to the polls to elect a President and 275 Members of Parliament (MPs) to steer the affairs of the country for the next four years.

President Akufo-Addo emerged winner in the presidential polls win the New Patriotic Party and National Democratic Party winning 137 seats apiece to form a hung Parliament.

The NDC is disputing the presidential election result and has been protesting against the EC nationwide.

Its flagbearer, John Mahama has refused to concede to President Akufo-Addo and called for an independent audit of the results.