September 23, 2020

EC registers over 15 million voters with 5 more days to go

The Electoral Commission (EC) has exceeded its projected target of registering 15 million eligible Ghanaians for the December 7, 2020 general elections.

As of Saturday, August 1, 2020, five clear days to the end of the ongoing mass registration exercise, 15,117,438 people had been registered reports Graphic Online’s Timothy Ngnenbe.

The Chairperson of the EC, Mrs Jean Mensa disclosed this at the seventh edition of the Let the Citizen Know series in Accra on Monday, August 3, 2020.

She said although the Commission had exceeded its target, it would stop at nothing to ensure that all eligible Ghanaians were captured on the electoral roll to exercise their franchise.

She however, stressed that the Commission would not countenance any attempt by foreigners to register and participate in Ghanaian elections.

On that score, she urged all stakeholders, especially political parties and their activists to desist from the tendency of aiding foreigners to register their names in the country’s poll book.

more to follow …

Source: Politics