September 27, 2020

ID card with 1702 date of birth was a typo – EC

The Electoral Commission (EC) says it has corrected and re-issued a voter’s ID card which was issued in error with 1702 as the date-of-birth of the applicant.

The EC in a statement said the card was traced to a polling station in Tamale after it made the rounds on social media.

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“Our attention has been drawn to a voter’s ID card circulating on social media bearing the name Abukari Osumanu with the date of birth, 1702,” the statement said.

“The Commission has traced the said card to the polling station with the code M133502 in Tamale and our Regional Director has confirmed that, the problem was a typo. The card has since been corrected and re-issued to the applicant”.

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Source: Politics