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Voters endorse creation of 6 new regions

All six of the proposed regions have provisionally met the constitutional threshold to become fully fledged legally recognized regions. Ghana will now have sixteen regions instead of the ten regions before the referendum. The new regions are Bone East, Savannah, Western North, North East (YES. 99.8 percent), Ahafo ( YES – 99.67 percent) and Oti Regions. About two million voters cast ...

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Creation of New Regions: 2m voters cast ballot in historic referendum today

Two million voters are expected to cast their vote in today’s historic referendum for the proposed creation of six new regions. The proposed regions are Savanah, Bono East, Oti, Western North, North East and Ahafo Regions. The constitution requires that at least 50% of the electorate show up for the election out of which 80% must vote YES to have ...

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Report on creation of new regions to be published this week

President Akufo-Addo has instructed the Ministry of Information to take steps to publish the 398 page report of the Brobbey Commission that inquired into the creation of new regions in 2018. It will be recalled that the Supreme Court last week rejected a challenge to the constitutionality of the process initiated by the President upon receipt of petitions for the ...

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New Regions: EC sets December 2-6 for transfer of votes

The Electoral Commission has set aside 2-6 December for the transfer of votes for the purposes of the referendum for the creation of new regions in the country. This comes after the Supreme Court dismissed the suit challenging the constitutionality of the government’s decision to create six new regions. The Minority in Parliament recently walked out of the lawmaking chamber ...

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