Jean Mensa of EC fame says her outfit will work hard to declare the certified results within record time, so there will be no need for any political party or stakeholder to rush to do that.
She made the plea to the political parties and other stakeholders at a press conference organised by the Electoral Commission on Sunday, December 6.
She prayed the political parties especially to be patient and allow the Commission to do their job professionally.
“By law, the Electoral Commission is the only body or institution clothed with power and authority to declare presidential and parliamentary results. I, therefore, caution all stakeholders particularly political parties to desist from declaring results. We have indicated our intention to declare the final certified results in a timely manner, and we will do so with God being our helper. We, therefore, called on all our stakeholders to remain patient and leave the Electoral Commission to perform its functions,” she said.
Jean Mensa, however, noted that there will be no punishment for groups or individuals who go ahead of the EC to declare results, but urged the media not to be a medium for such conducts.