The Electoral Commission (EC) has clarified that its senior leadership and some key operational staff will continue to work during its break.
They stated that there are pressing and critical issues from the election that requires the EC to remain in service and they cannot afford a break.
This comes after some Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) called on the EC to review its decision to go on a break following the organization of the 2020 elections.
According to the EC, this group will continue to work during the break to engage with key stakeholders in pursuance of the mandate of the people of Ghana.
The EC however noted in a statement that “all the field staff of the EC across the 275 Districts and 16 Regional capitals, having worked tirelessly throughout the year in spite of COVID-19, have been granted a well-deserved break.”
The Electoral Commission announced earlier this week that it will go on a break on Wednesday, December 23, 2020.
It said it will resume work on Tuesday, January 19, 2020.
This development comes at a time when members of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) have registered their displeasure of the 2020 elections and have urged the EC to review its work among other things provide official results from the Techiman South constituency.
The NDC and its supporters have held several protests nationwide to make their case against the EC has not taken any action on their concerns.
Read the full statement below