The Electoral Commission has opened a nomination for the election of regional representatives of Council of state members in all sixteen (16) regions in Ghana.
Nominations will be opened from Monday, February 1 to February 4, 2021, according to a statement issued Thursday by the EC.
The Council of State in Ghana is a small body of prominent citizens, analogous to the Council of Elders in the traditional political system, which advises the President on national issues.
The Council of State was established by Articles 89 to 92 of the 1992 Constitution of Ghana: “There shall be a Council of State to counsel the President in the performance of his functions.
Below is the full statement by the EC