It could be recall that, the management of the Electoral Commission Of Ghana on Monday December 21st, 2020 released a statement signed by the deputy chairman of the commission in charge of corporate service, Mr. Bossman E Asare indicating that the commission will proceed on a break effectively on Wednesday, December 23rd.
According to the statement released, following the successful and peaceful conduct of the 2020 presidential and parliamentary elections, Management of the Electoral Commission has decided that the commission will break for Christmas and new year on Wednesday 23rd December 2020 and resume duty on 19th January, 2021.
However, the electoral Commission again has released a statement concerning their break as they clarify the break.
According to the EC in new statement released, the break which is effective today only affect the filed staffs of the EC across the 275 districts and the 16 regional capitals.
They added that the senior leadership and some key operational staff of the EC will however continue to work during the break.
“Following the successful conduct of the 3030 general elections, all the field staff of the Electoral Commission across the 275 Districts and 16 regional capitals, having worked tirelessly throughout the year in spite of the COVID-19, have been granted a well-deserved break. This break is aimed at promoting efficiency, while reducing staff and administrative coast.
The senior leadership and some key oppositional staff of the Electoral Commission Will However continue to work during the break to engage with the stakeholders in pursuance of our mandate to the people of Ghana.”