The controversial new logo the Electoral Commission is hoping to introduce ahead of the November 7 general elections was plagiarised, opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) has claimed.
According to the NPP’s Director of Elections, Martin Agyei Mensah-Korsah, the proposed logo is the same as that of a Turkey-based career counselling institution.
“Indeed, we’ve seen the firm’s logo, if you compare to the commission’s logo, it’s exactly the same thing; plagiarised. It is becoming a national embarrassment if the national Electoral Commission copies the logo of another company. It’s a bit worrying”, he said, according to myjoyonline.
He also wondered why the EC would spend its time on changing their logo “when we have 14 days to a registration, [and] there are still very critical aspects of this process to be met…on the whole, general election calendar, we have already missed some timelines. Already the issue of the register remains unresolved…Any little time the commission has should be geared towards practically working out these modalities”.
“To bring in the issue of a logo, one wonders what the relevance is and is that a priority?” Mr Mensah-Korsah asked.