- George Awiadem Maclean
- Category: Politics
- Wednesday, 19 July 2017 08:32
Aggrieved EC staff petition Prez Akufo-Addo to 'punch' Charlotte Osei out of office...
Some staff of the Electoral Commission of Ghana have petitioned President Nana Addo to get the chairperson of the commission, Charlotte Osei, kicked out of office for her fraudulent and financial
The aggrieved workers, who are asking the President to begin investigations into allegations of fraud and financial malfeasance against Mrs Charlotte Osei, believe she lacks the managerial skills needed to lead the commission.
According to the petition signed by lawyer Maxwell Opoku-Agyemang, the Chairperson of the Electoral Commission “single-handedly renegotiated the contract with the vendor without the involvement of the members of the Commission, not even the deputies. She then awarded the contract to the tune of $21,999,592 without going through tender contrary to the Public Procurement Act. The Chairperson then re-awarded these contracts without approval from the Commission”.
The petition also added that the EC chairperson “has poor human relations not befitting of any leader in public space”.
The aggrieved workers of the EC have, as a result, asked President Akufo-Addo to forward their petition to the Chief Justice to initiate the processes that will get the EC chairperson impeached.
See below a copy of the petition: