BREAKING: Nana Addo fires EC boss, Charlotte Osei

President of the republic, Nana Addo Danquah Akufo-Addo, has sacked the electoral commissioner, Charlotte Osei, together with her two deputies. The decision for the dismissal follows a recent allegation of corruption filed against Charlotte Osei at the Supreme Court.

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There are claims that the Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo handed to Charlotte Osei the dismissal letter after meeting her secretly at the Presidency.

“The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has, on Thursday, 28th June, 2018, removed from office the Chairperson of the Electoral Commission, Mrs Charlotte Osei, and her two deputies, Mr. Amadu Sulley and Ms. Georgina Opoku Amankwah, with immediate effect,” a statement signed by the information minister, Mustapha Hamid, revealed.

Citing a strong case for the removal of Charlotte Osei and her two deputies – Amadu Sulley and Georgina Opoku Amankwah with immediate effect, the presidency stated that a committee set up by the Chief Justice, Justice Sophia Akuffo, “recommended their removal from office’ on the basis of “misbehavior and incompetence”.

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To this effect, the president has ordered all electoral commissioners to hand over their schedules to the director for human resource and general services of the electoral commission.

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