Sammy Gyamfi, the Communications Officer of the opposition National Democratic Congress has presented to the general public evidence of electoral fraud in the just-ended December 7 elections, which his party has gathered so far.
He maintained that the 2020 presidential election results declared by Jean Mensa, the Electoral Commission (EC) Chairperson, is a ‘stolen verdict’ for the incumbent president, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, hence his party’s rejection of the declared results.
Gyamfi, at a news conference at the party’s headquarters in Accra, claimed some evidence gathered by the party so far has established the point that the Jean Mensa-led EC at some polling stations decided to reduce the votes of the NDC candidate, John Dramani Mahama, and added more figures to the votes of candidate Akufo-Addo.
He indicated that what the party has detected in their audit of the pink sheets is “naked thievery”.
Sammy Gyamfi cited an example thus, “So Sunyani West SDA Primary School, Chiraa 1 Polling Station, the number of voters on the voter’s register is 49. Total ballots allocated to the polling station by the EC per the constituency ballot statistics document they themselves gave political parties is 60.”
“Yet, the total votes cast at the polling station is 466 as recorded on the face of the pink sheet. If this is not evidence of electoral fraud, then what is it?” he questioned.
“Mind you, this is just one out of the thousands of cases of over-voting we have uncovered through our painstaking audit of pink sheets,” he added.
Sammy Gyamfi averred, “right from the onset, it was clear that the NPP was given an illegal advantage to cheat by the Electoral Commission. They have been given official ballot papers which were security materials, stamped with the EC’s validation stamp…”
Sammy Gyamfi stressed that the NDC have “all the pink sheets and at the right time, we are going to make our findings public”.
The EC within 48 hours of voting on Wednesday, December 9, declared the incumbent President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, the president-elect of Ghana, but has changed its figures several times, all of which point to a run-off election, yet the EC claims its wrongful addition of figures and calculation of percentages are correct.
For example, the EC on Thursday, December 10, issued a statement admitting an error saying its Chairperson, “inadvertently used 13,433,573 as the total valid votes cast”.
“The total valid votes cast is 13,119,460. This does not change the percentages stated for each candidate and the declaration made by the Chairperson.”
John Dramani Mahama, who led the NDC into the 2020 elections, at a press conference after the EC declared President Akufo-Addo the winner of the presidential race, described the results as ‘flawed and fictionalised.’
Mahama averred that data available to his party from across all the 16 regions of Ghana showed that he had won the 2020 presidential election, insisting that any other pronouncement by the EC was evidence of manipulation of figures.
He, therefore, rejected the outcome of the presidential election.
How John Mahama Used And Dumped The AIDS Ambassador, Joyce Mensah When He Was President
After serving as the Vice President of the late Former President John Evans Attah Mills from the year 2019 to 2012.
During John Mahama’s first term as the president of Ghana, a certain Joyce Dzidzor Mensah; HIV/AIDS Ambassador of the Ghana Health Service (GHS) was in active service.
Joyce Dzidzor Mensah came into the limelight as an HIV carrier and got named as an AIDS ambassador.
John Mensah as popularly called was known for being a campaigner for HIV/AIDS and an advocate for the equality of all when it comes to the fight for open education on the infection.
After serving for four (4) years within the reign of Former President John Mahama. Joyce claims she was never paid a ‘kobo’.
This has pushed the loudmouth social media personality now who nearly turned into a husband snatcher to curse and rain attacks on the former president.
We can say on record that Former President John Dramani Mahama has never had any sexual encounter with the said lady and her numerous accusations as been used and dumped by John Mahama is out of context.
5 Popular Nicknames Of Kennedy Agyapong
Controversial Member of Parliament for Assin Central Constituency on the ticket of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP), Kennedy Agyapong is one of the most outspoken politicians we have in the country.
Ken Agyapong as also called has been in the news for all the controversial reasons as he descends on popular cleric in a beef.
Popular clerics like Angel Kwadwo Obinim, Prophet Nigel Gaisie among others have all been ‘lashed’ by this loudmouth personality in what he described as an expose of fake pastors.
Some popular nicknames captured by GhanaCNN.com of Kennedy Agyapong includes:
- Gyata Ba Kenpong
- Kasapreko Agyapong
- Ohene Ba Agyapong
- Obiba K.A
10 Powerful Plants That Can Naturally Drive Mosquitoes Away
Forget about toxic repellents that can put your family’s health in danger. We discovered that plants and flowers don’t just clean the air and help you fall asleep, but they can also repel bugs and mosquitoes from your house.
Some of them have a strong scent, and others have a chemical compound that only bugs can smell, but all of them are beautiful and can be both decorative and beneficial to us.
We investigated what plants can be used for repellent purposes so you can add them to your next shopping list.
Chrysanthemums not only have beautiful flowers, but they also serve as a great bug repellent. They produce a substance called pyrethrin, which insects don’t like. You can either plant your Chrysanthemum next to other plants as a form of pest control or pluck its flowers, adding them to hot water to sprinkle on clothes or surfaces to repel mosquitoes.
Mint is often used for culinary purposes, but it can also do wonders when it comes to deterring ants from coming into your home. Just sprinkle some mint wherever you find ants and watch them go away. The strong scent this plant gives off will repel any undesirable bugs. Peppermint essential oil also works.
Lavender contains a compound called linalool that is a well-known flea, fruit fly, and cockroach insecticide. You can grab a handful of lavender leaves, put them in a spray bottle filled with water, and sprinkle it onto your skin and furniture.
While cats may love catnip, mosquitoes hate it. This plant exhales nepetalactone that has highly effective repellent power. Just leave your catnip in your garden or inside your home and witness the effects.
Bergamot, also known as Bee Balm, attracts hummingbirds and bees, but its roots also have an important role as a pesticide. They contain thymol, which can keep subterranean pests away.
Sage has a natural compound called caryophyllene that can repel mosquitoes and bugs. It’s better activated while hot, so you can throw a few branches of this herb into a fire and watch the insects say goodbye.
Whether it’s for cooking or decorating, having a rosemary plant in your home is always a good idea. And to get even more out of it, its flowers have the power to repel any mosquitos in your path. Just add one cup of dried rosemary to a quart of water, boil it, let it cool down, and put the mixture into a spray bottle. You can apply it directly to your skin or pets.
Lemon balm has a good smell thanks to the citronellal compound it has — but bugs don’t like this aroma very much. Crush its leaves so the scent can become stronger, then rub them onto your skin to repel mosquitoes and bugs.
If you grow tomatoes or cabbages in your garden, borages can be your best friend. You can put them next to your vegetable plants, as they can repel harmful insects and hornworms.
Like chrysanthemums, marigolds also have pyrethrin in them and can be used for repellent purposes. Blend a handful of marigolds and water and let the mixture rest for 2 days in a dark, cool place, shaking it occasionally. After that, use a dishcloth to strain it and get the liquid out of it. Put the liquid in a spray bottle and it’s ready to use.
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