Some voter registration centres in the ongoing new voter registration that witnessed delays as a result of network challenges will be given the opportunity again to organise the registration.
This was announced by the Electoral Commission (EC) which disclosed that some registration centres in the country experienced technical problems due to poor network.
This, according to the EC affected the scheduled time for the registrations.
The EC said “details of the extension for the affected registration centres will be communicated in due course.”
The third phase of the registration started on Sunday, July 12, 2020, and will end on July 17, 2020. Below is a statement from the EC
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
ELECTORAL COMMISSION TO EXTEND PERIOD OF REGISTRATION AT DELAYED CENTRES
The Electoral Commission wishes to assure the general public that it will make up for the time lost at some Registration Centres where registration delayed on Sunday, 12th July, 2020 due to activation/ network problems.
Some Registration Centres in the country experienced technical problems as result of bad network and therefore could not start on the stipulated time of 7.00 am spelt out by the Commission for the commencement of the Exercise. Details of the extension for the affected Registration Centres will be communicated in due course.
The 3rd Phase of the Registration Exercise began on Sunday, July 12and will end on July 17, 2020.All eligible applicants scheduled to register during the 3rd Phase may make themselves available at their respective Registration Centres to go through the process to be registered as Voters.
Once again, the Commission wishes to appeal to Ghanaians to follow and observe all the safety protocols spelt out at the various Registration Centres.
The Commission urges all stakeholders to cooperate with it to make the ongoing Registration Exercise a success.
2020 VOTERS REGISTRATION: YOUR SAFETY IS OUR CONCERN!!!
SYLVIA ANNOH (MRS.)
- DIRECTOR, PUBLIC AFFAIRS