2016 polls: Chartered accountants to collate results
The chairperson of the electoral commission Charlotte Osei has revealed that the EC is considering a proposal of assistance that has been extended to it by the association of chartered accountants in the country.
According to her, the EC will need the expertise of the accountants at the collation centers.
The move forms part of the EC’s attempt at getting recognizable professional institutions to help in the management of the November polls.
Already, the Ghana Bar Association has offered to play a role in protecting the credibility of the polls.
Speaking to Samson Lardy Anyenini on Newsfile on Joy FM Saturday, Mrs Osei said the commission is willing to engage the services of all relevant professional to ensure a credible polls.
“The Chartered accountants have written to us and they are willing to do voluntary work…and we think that we will need them at the collation centers”.
She added that about 275 professional will be needed to help with the polls in the various constituencies.