The president of Ghana, H.E Nana Addo Dankwa-Akuffo Addo has sacked the Chairperson of the Electoral Commission, Mrs Charlotte Osei. Her deputies; Mr Amadu Sulley and Ms Georgina Opoku Amankaah have also been relieved off their positions with immediate effect.

The decision was contained in a statement by government signed by the Information Minister, Mustapha Hamid.

Their removal according to the statement was influenced by misbehavior and incompetence.

Find below the full statement by government: