Whilst the parliamentary debates will be held in all the 275 constituencies, the presidential debate in accordance to the NCCE will be held in three zones, namely: Northern, Center and Southern in September, Oct and November respectively.
The Commission will do this in collaboration with the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (GBC).
This was disclosed in an job interview, Mrs Joyce Afutu, NCCE Director of Community Affairs had with the Ghana News Agency.
In the job interview, Mrs Joyce Afutu, also said that the commission will roll-out civic consciousness programmes to help the public demand from customers accountability from general public officers whilst intensifying education on electoral offences and sanctions.
In accordance to the Fee, it will also undertake door-to-doorway/dawn and dusk broadcast to persuade voters to solid their votes in the common elections. This workout will be completed from September to December.
The NCCE Mrs. Afutu explained, will scale-up engagements with identifiable teams on civic and voter education, exhibit pertinent documentaries, and movies in communities to encourage non-violent political environment, and community schooling on the Community Purchase Act.
“We will use Radio and Local community Info centres to educate the voters on the require to participate in the elections take part in election observation,” she reported.
The NCCE would also interact in submit-election schooling on excellent governance and peaceful co-existence.
For the duration of an previously conversation with the media to define NCCE’s functions for the year, Ms Josephine Nkrumah, Chairman of the Fee explained they will function with other stakeholders, such as the Electoral Fee, the Election Safety Tax drive, Countrywide Peace Council and Compact Arms and Light-weight Weapons and will determine sizzling spots in constituencies to build proactive measures to deal with challenges that would arrive up.
She included that, the Commission would interact with marginalized and excluded groups, organised bodies as effectively as the youth on voting procedures.
“We appeal to the media to perform its function not to amplify the intemperate language by reporting the intemperate language applied by politicians through marketing campaign period,” she stated. Madam Nkrumah appealed to the federal government to retool the Commission to operate correctly, especially in the election year.