The Electoral Commission (EC) says it has extended voting beyond the 5:00 pm deadline in the Bantama and Tamale North constituencies in the Ashanti and Northern regions respectively.
This decision was made due to long queues in the two constituencies as of the time the polls should have officially ended.
A statement from the electoral management body indicated that the decision was taken to “ensure a seamless and orderly voting process in the affected polling stations”.
In the meantime, the EC has provided its officers at these centres with rechargeable lamps to ensure that voting continues without any further challenges.
Additional Biometric Verification Devices (BVDs) have also been made available to speed up the voting process.