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Akufo-Addo overtakes Mahama; begins SMS text message ahead of Monday Election


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Akufo-Addo overtakes Mahama; begins SMS text message ahead of Monday Election

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Some few days ago, it was alleged that National Democratic Congress’ presidential candidate, John Dramani Mahama, sent SMS messages to special voters when exercising their franchise. Though not authentically proven to be true, as it presumes to be an alleged occurrence, it however goes a long way to affect the mode of Ghana’s electoral campaign strategies. 

Just yesterday, December 3, 2020, the New Patriotic Party also started sending SMS messages to electorates prior to Monday’s elections. 

It appears that the Electoral Commission is so adamant about what politicians do on social media, and does not have control over electoral issues perpetuated by social media users, and party supporters ahead of the December 7 Elections. 

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Issuing letters pertaining to electoral processes and how political parties and electorates are supposed to conduct themselves before, during and after elections is not the only job of the commission, there’s more to do. 

For instance, campaigns on a day before elections are prohibited, but the fact is that we will see parties utilising social media platforms to push their agenda. Meanwhile, it is the job of the EC to put in place very intelligent and smart social media tracking tools to clamp down and punish perpetrators of such acts. 

Maybe things might change this time around, so let’s patiently wait and see.

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Source: Theophilus Quaicoe/

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