Prof Baffuor Agyemang Duah has said the administration ought to consider deferment of races on the suspicion that come November the most exceedingly terrible of the pandemic shows.
As unimaginable situations develop over Coronavirus, Prof Baffuor Agyemang Duah fought it would be totally silly to satisfy the protected necessity by gambling general wellbeing.
“On the off chance that by October, November we’re seeing fatalities from the infection who will consider venturing out to proceed to cast a ballot? So in such a case, I anticipate that all administration establishments should settle on a choice to the greatest advantage of the country. I’m stating I can even think about how conceivable it is for races to either be moved or deferred relying upon the idea of what we’re confronted with. So there is a sure good judgment that you need to apply.
” I’m not saying we will do that, after the entirety of its untimely to try and guess that, however in the occasion you can’t control it and God prohibit, we stretch out to the levels New York, Spain and others are having, it won’t bode well to hold normal political exercises just to satisfy a sacred necessity,” he told demonstration have Akwasi Nsiah on Anopa Kasapa on Kasapa 102.5 FM as observed by TheBBCghana.Com
Prof. Baffuor Agyemang Duah further contended that the country is moving into unfamiliar waters concerning the infection and henceforth it is significant for the Electoral Commission (EC) to prematurely end any quick plans of the aggregation of another voters register.
The activity was at first booked for April 18, 2020, yet no new date has been declared.
“We had intended to do the enlistment on the [18th of April] but since of the pandemic, we can’t do it on the eighteenth so we are seeing what’s going on around Ghana and the worldwide issue,” the EC’s Director of Electoral Services, Dr. Serebour Quaicoe said told a Press meeting in March.
In the mean time, the Communications Director of the resistance National Democratic Congress (NDC) Sammy Gyamfi says President Akufo-Addo was to a great extent driven by political practicality in lifting the Lockdown limitations “rashly”.
“It is unmistakably a politically-roused choice, determined to permit the EC the space to attempt its settled in and strange assurance to gather another voters’ register for the 2020 general decisions and that’s it.