The National Women’s Organizer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Dr Hanna Bisiw, has stated that the Electoral Commission (EC) did not collate the results of the 2020 Presidential and Parliamentary elections in the Tano South Constituency in the Ahafo Region.
Dr Bisiw, a former Member of Parliament (MP) for the area who also contested in the December elections to reclaim the seat from the New Patriotic Party’s (NPP) Benjamin Sekyere, told Dwaboase host Kwame Minkah on Power 97.9 FM that some men in uniform shot into the crowd at the venue that was supposed to be the collation centre at Bechem after the December 7 elections.
“There was no collation in Tano South, my constituency, after the elections… That’s not the focus today, but I want to state that people in military and police uniform shot to disperse crowd and NDC members at the collation centre,” Dr Bisiw, a former Deputy Agric Minister disclosed on Power FM.
According to the Tano South District EC Chairperson, Madam Mensah Bonsu, the NPP candidate won the Parliamentary polls despite the controversies that surrounded the elections.
The NDC has hinter of seeking redress in court although Benjamin Sekyere, a former Deputy Minister for the region, has been sworn in as MP of the 8th Parliament of the fourth Republic.
To this end, Dr Hanna Bisiw believes the country’s democracy has been sunk to its all time low under the Akufo-Addo government.
She referred to the shooting incidents at Ablekuma Central and the Techiman South Constituencies during the polls last month where some Ghanaians were shot dead by uniformed men.
Dr Bisiw described the polls as one that was marred by the state-sponsored intimidation, and added that it was very unfortunate that the voices of conscience had kept quiet while the families of the victims struggled to seek justice.