Mr Kwabena Agyapong has asked President Mahama to consult stakeholders before appointing Afari Gyan's successor.
General Secretary of the NPP, Mr Kwabena Agyepong said as part of efforts for the Electoral Commission to win back the confidence of the Ghanaian people, President John Mahama, “through his Council of State must engage all major stakeholders in appointing a new chairman for the EC.
“President John Mahama must hold widespread consultations with relevant stakeholders before appointing a successor for Electoral Commission Chairman Dr Kwadwo Afari Gyan,”, Kwabena Agyepong has said.
Dr Afari Gyan headed the EC for 25 years. Names have also come up as to who succeeds the legacy by Dr Afari Gyan.
They include the Executive Director of the Center for Democratic Development (CDD-Ghana) Professor Emmanuel Gyimah-Boadi, Executive Director of governance think-tank IDEG Dr Emmanuel Akwetey, Deputy Chairman of Electoral Commission Amadu Sulley, and the chairman of the World Cup Commission Justice Senyo Dzamefe.