Voting commences peacefully at Okaikoi North/Central

The presidential and parliamentary elections started at exactly at 0700 hours at the Okaikor North and Central constituencies with presiding officers expressing satisfaction at the cooperation of voters to ensure a smooth process.

Mr Charles Techie, the Presiding Officer of the Church of Pentecost Polling Station A at Akweteman, said: “I’m happy with the way the people here have comported themselves and the process has been peaceful so far.”

Voting was going on peacefully with about eight people in the queue at the time the GNA visited at 1030 hours.
Mr Techie said 226 voters had cast their ballot out of a total number of 515 on the Voter’s Register.
He said the materials arrived on time and voting started as scheduled.

Mr Samuel Lamptey, the Presiding Officer at Church of Pentecost Polling Station B, said 490 voters were expected to vote out of which 222 had voted.

The party agents present; Mr Pedison Bismark and Richard Frimpong of the New Patriotic Party and Mr Solomon Ibrahim and Mr Prosper Lamptey of the National Democratic Congress, expressed satisfaction with the process.

At the Tesano Sports Club Polling Station the process had been smooth except complaints from polling agents from both the NPP and NDC about the positioning of the ballot boxes.

They said the boxes had been placed very close to the queue and their votes would not be secret if not positioned well.

A total of 758 voters are expected to vote there. GNA

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