Smooth voting process at polling stations in Abuakwa North and South Constituencies
Voting in the two Constituencies started at about 7am in most of the polling stations where the Spectatoronline.com visited.
In all about 1,634,166 eligible voters were expected to cast their votes in the 33 constituencies of the Eastern region.
The Eastern Regional Deputy Electoral Commissioner, Mr Asirifi Young Guggisberg revealed that region had 3,943 polling stations.
When the spectatoronline.com visited some of the centres, many people had turned out in their numbers to vote whilst the electoral commission had put in place all necessary measures for the elections.
Adequate COVID-19 protocols such as placing of veronica buckets at vantage points, provision of hand sanitizers and thermometer guns were also put in place to curb the spread of the coronavirus.
At the Oman /state JHS polling station in the Abuakwa South Constituency, 682 people were expected to cast their ballot.
The presiding officer, Mr Isaac Agyeman Isaac said 17 people out of the 682 had voted as at 7:30am.
At the Magistrate Court polling station in the Abuakwa South Constituency, the Presiding Officer, Mr Douglas Adjei revealed that 567 were expected to vote.
As at 8:10am when this reporter visited the place, about 68 persons had voted.He said no challenges had been encountered.
At Tafo in the Abuakwa North Constituency of the Eastern region, Mr Morrisson Amoah, the Presiding officer at the Birth and Deaths polling station said process started at 7am with 706 voters expected to vote, out this numbers about 319 had voted as at 1:53pm
The station reported one manual verification and no challenges faced.
The electoral process was smooth at the Seed Garden polling station at Tafo in the Abuakwa South Constituency.
The Presiding Officer, Francis Cudjoe said 399 voters were expected to vote with 243 already voted as at 2pm when this reporter visited the place.
From Ama Tekyiwaa Ampadu Agyeman, Kyebi