Leader of the All People’s Party (APC), Hassan Ayariga has lauded President Akufo-Addo for removing the Electoral Commission Chair, Charlotte Osei and her two of her deputies from office.
According to him, it is a fulfillment of his heart desire since he was disqualified by Charlotte Osei from contesting the presidential election in 2016.
The presidential hopeful, also commended the Chief Justice, Sophia Akuffo and her committee which investigated allegations of misconduct against the EC commissioners for a good job done.
Madam Charlotte Osei and her two deputies from office on Thursdays June 28, 2018 for “misbehaviour and incompetence.”
The removal is on the recommendation of a committee set up by the Chief Justice Sophia Akuffo to investigate alleged acts of corruption, misconduct, and misbehaviour by the three commissioners.
The two other commissioners are Amadu Sulley and Ms Georgina Opoku Amankwaa.
But the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) has condemned the decision by President Nana Akufo-Addo to remove the EC Chair and her two deputies from office.
However, the APC leader has rather called on Ghanaians to “embrace this decision and see it as an opportunity to reform the EC.
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He believes Madam Charlotte Osei was a danger to the EC and the country and therefore her removal is in a right direction.
“The arrogance and abuse of office by Charlotte Osei left no one in doubt that she was a danger to the EC and the country.
“In the 2016 election, the hostility she showed towards the APC and its leader and her utterances gave her out as an unfair commissioner.
“Now that woman has been removed, I’m very happy and I congratulate the President for that bold decision. It’s time for Madam Osei to go and nurse her children. Go home and sleep because you need it or better still look for an unemployment benefit” Ayariga said on Accra-based Neat FM.