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[Photos] Afari-Gyan, Mac Manu et al speak on EC

The speakers were drawn from major stakeholders in elections

The 5th edition of the Accra Dialogue held at Media General on Wednesday attracted dignitaries including a former Commissioner of the Electoral Commission, Ghana (EC), Dr Kwadwo Afari-Gyan, who also became its first Chairman.

Dr Afari-Gyan was the main speaker.

Other speakers at the forum were drawn from the country’s political divide with the New Patriotic Party (NPP) represented by its 2016 Campaign Manager, Peter Mac Manu, the National Democratic Congress (NDC) represented by its Director of Elections, Samuel Ofosu Ampofo and the Convention People’s Party (CPP) represented by a former Chair, Samia Yaba Nkrumah.

The speakers addressed the theme: ‘Consolidating Ghana’s Democratic Governance: The Role of the Electoral Commission’.

The forum was organised by Media General in partnership with the Institute of Law and Public Affairs (ILPA) and Friedrich Ebert Stiftung.

Below are pictures:

Three of the speakers represented three political parties
A former Electoral Commissioner, Dr Kwadwo Afari-Gyan, was the major speaker
Manager of Media General News Beatrice Abbey gave the welcome address
Some senior staff of MG News were in attendance
Lots were provided the audience to think about
Representatives of various groups were in the audience
Peter Mac Manu, a former Chairman of the NPP, took his turn to address the issue
Former CPP Chair Samia Nkrumah had her take on the theme
NDC’s Director of Elections Samuel O. Ampofo hit hard at recent decisions by President Akufo-Addo to remove Charlotte Osei
The Accra Dialogue is organised by Media General in partnership with ILPA and Friedrich Ebert Stiftung

Source: 3news.com|Ghana

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