May 30, 2024

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African Electoral Institute (AEI) has commended the Electoral Commission (EC) of Ghana final decisions to govern the 2024 general elections.

The Electoral Commission (EC) held a meeting to discuss its 2024 plan with the leadership of the political parties under the auspices of the Inter-Party Advisory Committee (IPAC).

Among other decisions taken by the EC during the meeting were the uses of indelible ink and existing Constitutional Instruments C.I.s for the 2024 elections.

The EC also said the date for the general elections remains Saturday, 7th December, 2024.

They added that the filing fees for the Presidential and Parliamentary Elections will remain the same as in 2020.

Reacting to this, the Civil Society Organisation (CSO) in a statement sighted by Elvisanokyenews.com stated that they are satisfied by the decisions of the EC.

“AEI laud IPAC on this feat as a build-up on a strong beginning for the 2024 General Elections underscoring consensus building and a peaceful credible elections.”

The African Electoral Institute (AEI) urged the EC and the IPAC to continue the  dialogue and maintain the country.

“We urge IPAC to continue the  dialogue and maintain the rapport in the just ended meeting.” The statement read.

 

Below is the full statement.

 

STATEMENT OF AFRICAN ELECTORAL INSTITUTE (AEI)  ON THE INTER-PARTY ADVISORY COMMITTEE (IPAC) COMMUNIQUE ISSUED AT THE END OF THE MEETING BETWEEN THE ELECTORAL COMMISSION AND LEADERS OF POLITICAL PARTIES.

African Electoral Institute (AEI) considered the last Inter-Party Advisory Committee (IPAC) meeting release of 7th March 2024 as successful and forward-looking.

The AEI is pleased to note the new developments by the Electoral Commission (EC) as follows:

I. The Electoral Calendar has finally been published for the 2024 Elections

II. The coming 2024 Presidential and Parliamentary Elections will be on the 7th of December 2024

III. The EC may not introduce a Constitutional Instruments-C I.
The existing – C I’s will remain.

IV.  The Limited Voters registration exercise will be for 21 days.
Specifically from Tuesday, 7th May 2024 to Monday, 27th May 2024.

V. Filing fees for the 2024 presidential and Parliamentary Elections  will remain the same.

VI. And the maintaining of the use of the indelible ink.

AEI laud IPAC on this feat as a build-up on a strong beginning for the 2024 General Elections underscoring consensus building and a peaceful credible elections.
We urge IPAC to continue the  dialogue and maintain the rapport in the just ended meeting.

SIGNED:  AUGUSTUS KWEKU ESHUN ( PRO)
0244609891
Date:11th March, 2024.
To: All Media Houses

*African Electoral Institute* *( AEI)* is a Civil Society Organisation (CSO) founded to deliver sustainable electoral solutions to Emerging and Developed Democracies to strengthen, augment, and build electoral stakeholders capacity and participation on electoral issues through electoral education on voter’s rights and freedom, electoral research, election monitoring, election observation, election results collation, election security awareness and training of polling agents and elections directors underscoring the fact that *””’elections are won at the polling stations’’*  and the participation of all identifiable electoral stakeholders in an electoral process such as Political Parties, Governmental Institutions, underpinning transparency and accountability for a free, fair, and credible elections in Africa and the wider world.

Motto: *”Integrity of Choice”*

Source: Elvisanokyenews.com

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