As approved by Ghana's Apex court, the Electoral Commission will tomorrow, June 30, 2020 commence the new register.
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President Akufo-Addo, however, took advantage of the opportunity to address Ghanaians of what to expect as the registration exercise takes off tomorrow.
In case you missed it, YEN.com.gh as listed 10 key takeaways from the President's address to the nation on the voter's register
1. Supreme court approval
2. Elections cannot be postponed
3. Mandate of the president cannot be extended
4. Elections being held in other countries despite COVID-19
5. Necessary protocols put in place ahead of registration
6. Eligible Ghanaians to endeavor to register
7. Improper behaviour will not be tolerated
8. Deployment of security personnel
9. We must have a Ghanaian election, not a West African election
10. Reiteration of modes of identification
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Meanwhile, the Supreme Court in a unanimous decision ruled and directed the Electoral Commission to commence registration as scheduled.
In its judgment, the court stated that any case filed against the EC's decision to compile the new voter's register has been nullified.
Ghana’s apex court ruled that the current voter ID card and birth certificates are not permissible as proof of identity in the Electoral Commission’s upcoming registration exercise.
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