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Voting goes beyond 5pm in Bantama, Tamale North constituencies - EC

BY: graphic.com.gh

Voting continued at some polling stations within Bantama and the Tamale North constituencies after there were long queues by the close of polls at 5 pm today.

The EC in a press release said to ensure a seamless and orderly voting process in the affected Polling Stations, the Commission has provided rechargeable lamps to ensure that voting continues in a seamless manner.

"The Commission has also activated additional Biometric Verification Devices to speed up the voting process," the release said.

"In addition, all officials on ground are working tirelessly and security has also been beefed up to ensure the process is peaceful and orderly.

"We assure the general public, especially the electorate in these constituencies that every voter will be allowed to cast their vote and that every vote will count".

Read the entire press release below;

VOTING IN BANTAMA AND TAMALE NORTH CONSTITUENCIES BEYOND 5:00PM

The Electoral Commission is aware that by the close of polls at 5:00 pm today, there were long queues in some polling stations within Bantama and Tamale North constituencies and as such, voting is still ongoing.

To ensure a seamless and orderly voting process in the affected Polling Stations, the Commission has provided rechargeable lamps to ensure that voting continues in a seamless manner. The Commission has also activated additional Biometric Verification Devices to speed up the voting process.

In addition, all officials on ground are working tirelessly and security has also been beefed up to ensure the process is peaceful and orderly.

We assure the general Public, especially the electorate in these constituencies that every voter will be allowed to cast their vote and that every vote will count.

ELECTORAL COMMISSION