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07.12.2008 Elections

Politics Voting Regions 10 Akim Oda

By GNA
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As part Elections 2008, registered voters in the Akim Oda Municipality of the Eastern Region, on Sunday are casting their votes at the various polling stations peacefully.

The two constituencies in the municipality are Akim Oda with 109 polling stations and Akim Swedru with 74 polling stations.

At Akim Oda Constituency, the Ghana News Agency (GNA) visited some of the centres including the Oda Old Town Anglican School, Oda Nkwanta, Saint Anthony Primary School, Oda Presbyterian School and Akim Asene, in all these centres the electorate were in an orderly queue and voting progressed steadily as at 0925 hours.

While at the Municipal Assembly centre in the same constituency, some aged men and women who spoke to the GNA, complained about the scourging sun, some of them also said they were tired of standing and therefore, had to relax elsewhere to wait for their turn.

At the Akim Swedru Constituency, the GNA visited the Awisa Apaaso centre where the presiding officer, Appiah Dankwa, said there were 450 credible voters and seven transferred voters, that 139 had cast their votes as at 0950 hours. The GNA also noted that there were no security personnel at the centre.

At Akim Achiase in the same constituency, there were 928 voters and 146 had voted at the time. In all the centres visited there was no chaos recorded, the electorate displayed maturity during the electoral process.

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