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Ejisu by-election: Two EC officials captured allegedly receiving bribes removed

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The Electoral Commission (EC) has recently withdrawn two of its temporary staff members from their duties after a video surfaced allegedly showing them receiving what seems to be a bribe. During the Ejisu by-election, an unidentified individual was caught on camera placing a white envelope on the table in front of the EC officials, which went viral on social media.ials, which went viral on social media.

In a statement, the commission reaffirmed its dedication to upholding core principles of integrity, truth, and transparency. The two staff members have been withdrawn pending an investigation into the incident. “The Electoral Commission has taken immediate steps and has withdrawn the two (2) temporary staff while investigations take place.

“The commission upholds the principles and values of integrity, truth and transparency. These values are reinforced during the training of all temporary staff. “The commission will not countenance acts which cast a slur on the integrity of the institutions and will not hesitate to sanction its officials who violate its laws” the commission stated.  

Read EC statement below

 

By: William Narh

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