Akram appointed EC’s spokesperson

Ahmed Akram: The Elections Commission member has been appointed EC's spokesperson. (Photo/Sun/Mohamed Afrah)

Ahmed Akram, member of the Elections Commission (EC) has been appointed the commission’s spokesperson.

EC announced the appointment in a tweet this Monday.

The commission said in the tweet that the decision was made during EC’s 403rd General Meeting.

Akram has worked as acting spokesperson of the EC for a considerable time, cultivating close relationships with the local media.

The official appointment comes as EC readies for the Presidential Elections later this year.