Officials of the New Patriotic Party who would be in charge of polling stations during the primaries of the party scheduled for Saturday, June 20 have been urged to comport themselves during the exercise.
Mr. Kwame Boamah Dwira, (NPP) Chairman for New Juaben South Constituency in the Eastern Region, said the primaries was to elect parliamentary candidates for the Party for the 2020 parliamentary elections and hence was opened strictly to delegate
According to Mr Dwira, a smooth and peaceful election can only be achieved by comportment from both polling agents and electorates and therefore urged the delegates to the primaries to cooperate with the polling officials to ensure a peaceful election.
Mr. Dwirah was speaking in an interview with the Ghana News Agency (GNA) at Koforidua said the Constituency Parliamentary Committee of the Party had made arrangements for security personnel to be available at all the 34 polling stations of Constituency to help enforce law and order during the primaries.
He said the Party would comply with all the regulations and safety protocols of the government and the Constituency Parliamentary Committee including the practicing of social distancing and mandatory wearing of face masks.
He said veronica buckets, soap and hand sanitizers would be available at all polling stations in the Constituency to help prevent the spread of coronavirus during the exercise.
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