Sun. Oct 17th, 2021

By Team, GNA

Accra, Dec. 07, GNA-Voting is progressing smoothly at polling centres in the Ablekuma South and other constituencies in the Greater Accra Region.

At the Seventh Day Adventist (SDA)(Korle Gonno) Polling stations in the Ablekuma South Constituency, 83 voters were in a queue as at 0640hours.

Mr Jerome Ayi Mensah, the Presiding Officer of the polling station, said 431 voters were expected to cast their ballots.

He said the set up began at 0430 hours and that no challenge had been encountered so far.

The GNA gathered that 52 people had already cast their ballots as at 0754 hours.

Mr. Mensah indicated that all materials arrived in time.

Mr Rashid Nii Tete Nettey, Presiding Officer at SDA Plaza 2 (Korle-Gonno) polling station, said 426 voters were and that on the register, adding that, at 0750 hours, 27 people had already voted at the Station.

Ms. Grace Dei, Presiding Officer of SDA plaza 3 ( Korle-Gonno) polling station, said 510 people were expected to cast their ballots at the Centre.

As at 0600 hours, some voters had already formed queues before the beginning of voting at 0700 hours.

A total of 41 voters voted as at 0730 hours at the polling centre as indicated by the Presiding Officer.

The GNA noted that Covid-19 protocols were being observed strictly at all the three polling stations.

At the Methodist Basic School polling station in the Domeabra -Obom Constituency, long queues of voters characterized all six centres namely 1A,1B,2A,2B,3A,3B with different presiding officers.

Party agents for the NPP and NDC are at the centres.

Three candidates are vying for the parliamentary seat.

They are, Philip E.K Doe for the NPP, Sophia Karen Edem Ackuaku,NDC, and
Doudu Gideon, PPP.

In the Weija Gbawe Constituency, where 110,030 valid voters are expected to cast their ballots in 234 polling stations, voters formed queues as early as 0200 hours to vote.

At 0656 hours, the Presiding Officer addressed the electorate.

Security officials, party agents and election observers were seen at the centres.
GNA

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