Immediate past Chair of the Electoral Commission, Charlotte Osei, breached procurement laws in the award of several contracts, prior to the 2016 elections, a report by the committee that investigated her has indicated.

Mrs Osei and her two deputies, Amadu Sulley and Georgina Opoku Amankwaa have been removed from office following a recommedation by the committee constituted by the Chief Justice, Sophia Akuffo which probed allegations leveled against them.

According to a government statement issued Thursday and signed by Information Minister, Dr. Mustapha Hamid, the three top officials of the country's election management body have been removed for misbehaviour and incompetence.

Excerpts from the 54-page document which has been leaked to the media noted: "In all, the Chief Justice made prima facie case against the Chairperson on six of the allegations contained in the said petition." 

Below is an infographic detailing why she was removed.

Infographic EC Chair

Infographic EC Chair