NDC’s boycott of IPAC meeting bad – PNC


April 22, 2021, 4:10 p.m.

“We were not happy that, although the Electoral Commission, the truth is that they tried to make things transparent, even the printing of the ballot papers, they made sure all political parties were present when the ballot papers were printed, where it was going they made sure all political parties gave representatives to follow the ballot papers to all the regions that it was going. Reacting to the question of some of the introspections on the 2020 elections by the PNC, Ms. Nabila stated that, “truly we realized that, as a political party, Ghana is going to be in chaos if we do not pay attention to the way things are run because during each election period, what happens, the violence, the mistrust and the general atmosphere of what happened was not something the PNC is happy about”. And the NDC was not there and we were not happy because they are the biggest opposition party, and being there with their grievances would have been the best, so that we can all look at things holistically to be able to come up with resolutions that will be good, not for Electoral Commission or any political party but resolutions that will be good for Ghana” she intimated. She went on to say that, “they gave all political parties the opportunity to address what happened and the way forward, so all political parties were given the opportunity”. Nabila said this in an interview with TV3’s Komla Adom on Mid Day news, Thursday, April 22.The IPAC is a forum for the various political parties in Ghana and the Electoral Commission(EC) to dialogue on pertinent issues affecting the parties and the EC, and how to reach a consensus on how to remedy such shortcomings for a democratic, free and fair elections. She further appealed that, “we were really, really sad that the NDC were not present, and wherever they are we are pleading with them, no matter the problem and the grievances they have with Electoral Commission, no one is out there against them, we are all political parties and we want the will of the people to be established and ”The statement added “Moving forward, the party shall review its working relationship with the electoral management body and take appropriate steps to forestall the rigging of any future Elections in the country.

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