Haruna Iddrisu cautions against ‘illegitimate declarations’ of election results

The Parliamentary Candidate for the Tamale South Constituency, Haruna Iddrisu, is warning all partners partaking in the general election to cease from announcing results ahead of the Electoral Commission’s ordered obligation.

As indicated by the incumbent MP, just articulations coming from the EC “must be respected and preserved.”

“We will not accept those illegitimate declarations. No political party and no political person other than the Electoral Commission has the power and mandate to declare any results, including you ladies and gentlemen of the media.”

“We do not expect any early illegitimate declaration of results in any constituency across Ghana,” he said.

As 12 competitors vie for the seat of administration, a few others are likewise challenging in the 275 voting demographics across the country for the position of Member of Parliament.

The Legislator for Tamale South has likewise raised worries with the substantial security presence in the Tamale territory and vowed to face any security workforce who attempt to threaten citizens.

“This election, as I have indicated, must be free from fear and free from intimidation. If they [soldiers] are here to protect voters, to protect the peace and security of this election – they are welcome. And if they are here to intimidate us, we will match them to it because the power of our votes is as important as the power of their guns,” he said to the media after casting his ballot.

Kobby Koomson
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