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Assin North by-election: 41,000 to vote in 99 polling stations


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 A total of 41,000 voters are expected to vote in 99 polling stations in the Assin North Constituency by-election.


The election is necessitated by the Supreme Court’s ruling against the former MP, Mr James Gyekye Quayson,  for holding a Canadian citizenship aside that of Ghana.


The Assin North constituency over the past few weeks has seen a lot of political activities, with the National Democratic Congress (NDC) and the New Patriotic Party (NPP) officially ending their campaigns with rallies on Sunday, June 25, 2023,  ahead of the election.  


The NDC has retained Gyekye Quayson as its candidate though he is facing criminal charges in court.


The NPP and the Liberal Party of Ghana (LPG) have Mr Charles Opoku and Catherine Enyonam as their respective candidates.


Officials from the Electoral Commission (EC) headquarters in Accra are already in the Constituency to support the District.


According to the Commission, all is set for voting to start at 0700 hours and close at 1700 hours.  


Security has been beefed up in the Constituency as Police pickup trucks and other crowd-controlling equipment are seen at various vantage points across the Constituency.


The Inspector General of Police, Dr George Akuffo Dampare,  accompanied by other senior police officers Monday met the leaders of the various political parties and EC officials to discuss security arrangements ahead of the polls.


source: THeannouncergh.com