The Electoral Commission of Ghana has expressed concern about the continuous use of the commission old logo by Journalists to file stories about the EC.
In a statement, the Acting Director of Public Affairs at the Electoral Commision, Sylvia Annoh said on Tuesday 4th December 2018, the Commission unanimously decided to revert from Charlotte Osei’s logo to the original logo of the institution.
Even though the statement did not point to which particular old logo, the fact is that there are two old logos of the Commission.
y this, the old logo the Commission may be referring to is the one that was introduced by the Charlotte Osei EC-led administration with multiple colours.
And according to statement, the original logo reflects the Coat of Arms of Ghana with a ballot box at the centre. It also depicts a hand casting its vote.
Read full statement below:
ELECTORAL COMMISSION GHANA
1 1 th June, 2020
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
ORIGINAL LOGO OF THE ELECTORAL COMMISSION
I bring you warm greetings from the Electoral Commission.
It has come to the attention of the Commission that a number of media houses continue to use the old logo of the Commission when carrying stories on the Electoral Commission.
This comes to inform you that on Tuesday 4th December 2018, the Commission unanimously decided to revert to the original logo of the institution.
The original logo reflects the Coat of Arms of Ghana with a ballot box at the centre. It also depicts a hand casting its vote.
Kindly find attached the image of the Commission’s logo.
We trust that going forward your media house will use this logo when carrying out stories on the Electoral Commission.
Thank you for your kind attention.
MRS. SYLVIA ANNOH
Ag. DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC AFFAIRS