Residents In Nkoranza North And South Threaten Not To Take Part In Any Election Until...

The Nkoranza North and South District Assembly Elections have been put on hold for security reasons.

Okyeame, Peace FM correspondent in the Brong Ahafo Region indicated that the two places were not safe for the elections because residents are agitating.

There have been several demonstrations in the area following the closure of some Micro Finance Institutions specifically, Diamond Micro finance (DKM) and God is Love Fun Club in the area.

According to residents, if Bank of Ghana is not going to release their money; which they saved with these two institutions, they are not going to vote or take part in any other election.

Mr. George Gyabaa, Brong Ahafo Regional Director of the Electoral Commission (EC) stated that the people had planned to vandalise the electoral materials at the various electoral area on September 1, and base on Regional Security Council’s (REGSEC’s) advice the “election has been put on hold until further notice”.