EC WILL ENSURE COMPILATION OF CREDIBLE REGISTER-JEAN MENSAH

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The Chairperson of Electoral Commission of Ghana (EC), Jean Mensah has stated that, their desire is to have a credible a clean registrar.

According to her, they will use all mechanism available to clean up the registrar to make sure no one who is not qualified to have his/her name in the registration book.

She added that, as a commission, it is their duty to ensure the registrar will be meant for Ghanaians only.

She noted that, they will do their best to bring a clean register.

She called all citizens and stakeholders to be vigilant to help have a clean a credible registrar.

EC chairperson, Jean Mensa, and her executives in a press conference spoke on various concerns, successes, and challenges that have plagued the registration exercise so far.

At the last briefing, the EC said it has as at July 26, 2020 captured the biometric data of 12,371,651 persons in the ongoing compilation exercise of a new voters register ahead of the 2020 December 7 polls.

In view of the Coronavirus pandemic, the Electoral Commission (EC) also announced the introduction of a policy where nomination forms will be made available on the EC’s portals to allow candidates to file their nominations ahead of the 2020 December polls.

According to EC Chairperson Jean Mensa, Presidential and Parliamentary candidates will no longer have to come to the Commission to pick up their nomination forms before filling them.

 

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