The National Commission for Civic Education, NCCE has extolled itself for the decrease in spoilt ballots in this year’s election.
The National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) is a government agency in Ghana. It is the commission responsible for the education of Ghanaians on civic matters.
Mrs. Joyce Effutu, head of communications for the NCCE said their effort to educate Ghanaians more of the electoral processes and matters of elections is the major cause of the reduction in the number of spoilt ballots during the just ended 2016 elections.
Many educational bodies challenge themselves on how to reduce spoilt ballots during elections. The NCCE a major stakeholder in educating Ghanaians in an earlier interview on Top Fm’s Morning Show dubbed Ghana Te Sen said modalities have been put in place to ensure that Ghanaians vote and do so very well.
Mrs. Joyce Effutu added that the commission encounters lot of challenges in the line of duty which she attributed to inadequate supply of needs from government according to budget presented to the government.
Mrs. Effutu said, they present their budget according to their needs, but government provide less than what they need. She credited partners of the association in their efforts to assist them in times of needs.
Speaking on News Analysis program Enne Ghana, Mrs. Effutu said the NCCE’s effort to publicize their educational activities has led to the involvement of the media, the greatest means of broadcasting to assist in that course.
According to the head of communications for the NCCE, based on their observations from this year’s election, they can project the whole process to be a peaceful one.
In an interview with hostess Yaa Titi Okrah Yangy, Mrs. Effutu said, education given to Ghanaians on the matters of elections caused the decrease in spoilt ballot sheet this year.