The compilation of new voters’ register for 2020 general Elections according to the Electoral Commission on Tuesday till holds.
This it says will be on a new date in line with the ban against public gathering announced by the President on Sunday night.
This was disclosed in press statement issued by the EC’s Public Affairs department signed by its Acting Director, Sylvia Annoh.
However, the Commission expressed concern about the information in sections of the media to the effect that the exercise, had been cancelled due to the outbreak of the COVID-19 in Ghana.
“The Commission wishes to state that the compilation of the New Voter’s Register has not been cancelled”, it stressed.
Indicating that, plans are far advanced for the successful take-off of the registration process.
Therefore assured the public of its readiness hence taking the necessary steps to guarantee the safety of the citizenry and safeguard them from the virus.
“In this regard, the Electoral Commission will put in place concrete measures, including providing sanitizers at all polling stations and providing a conducive atmosphere at all registration centres so as to protect its stakeholders from the virus among others”, the statement noted.
Thus, the public is entreated to prepare for the upcoming Voters’ Registration exercise, under the theme: “ELE TIONS 2020-Toawrds Free, Fair, Transparent, Credible and Peaceful Elections in Ghana”.
Source: www.thenewindependentonline.com/ Political News Desk