Atta-Mills Institute joins ECOWAS for observer Mission in Benin
The Atta-Mills Institute (AMI) has received an invitation by ECOWAS to join a team of election observers which will be in Benin, between April8-14, 2021.
The Institute is to help observe the country’s presidential elections scheduled to take place on April 11, 2021.
The team would be led by Founder and Chief Exe4cutive Officer Koku Anyidoho, a former director of communications at the presidency under the late Mills’ administration.
He would be accompanied by Maxwell Okamafo Addo, a Technical Director at AMI, a statement signed Mr. Andy Kankam, the Director and Chief of Staff of AMI stated.
In October 2020, AMI WAS selected by ECOWAS to join a Team of Elections Observers who will be in Guinea, Conakry, between 14th October to 20th October 2020, for the country’s presidential and legislative elections.
The Atta Mills Institute (AMI) also deployed observers in the December presidential and Parliamentary elections in three regions – Ashanti, Volta and Greater Accra Regions.
It followed the granting of observer status to the Institute by the Electoral Commission of Ghana.
The Atta Mills Institute was set up as a non-governmental and non-profit policy brainbox with a social-democratic orientation. It seeks to spearhead the discourse of nation-building. It is focused on creating a centre of research, learning, and information dissemination anchored to the ideas and ideals of what defined the human existence of John Evans Atta -Mills, late President of Ghana.
Read the full statement from AMI below