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We can’t continue voting without single developmental project-Guunayili women


Even before the various political parties agreed with  Electoral Commission of Ghana (EC) proposal to increase number of polling stations in some constituencies, some residents in the Tamale South Constituency are threaten not to take part in any national election if they do not get a polling station.

The community which has a population of about five thousand say, they are disappointed at politicians and cannot continue traveling several miles to neighboring community such as Chanshegu to vote and yet cannot pick point one single developmental project by those they voted into power.

Chairman of Ghana’s electoral Commission Dr kwadwo Afari-Gyan has announced at one of its consultative forums that the commission intends increasing polling stations from 26,000 to 35,000 across the country.

This is to reduce the voter population at some polling stations, as well as reduce the pressure on the Biometric Verification Device (BVD), to enable it function efficiently without any hitch.

The community angered was occasioned by the difficulties they are currently going through especially, the women who embarked on several miles in search of water, place of convenience and long distance to grand cereals to prepared food.

Some of the women who spoke to Zaa News on their way to fetch water in the only dugout said ’’we vote for development and in this community we have nothing from the people we voted for; we cannot boast for a single project; our community is not far from Tamale’’ very passionate woman lamented whiles carrying her small drum to the dam site.

The women have also vow not to vote if they do not get their share of the national cake.

By;Ibrahim Dikunyalala/




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